Ethel & Ernest - A True Story by Raymond Briggs, 1998 - Signed First Edition
First Edition, signed with dedication 'For Irene, with best wishes by Raymond Briggs, 1998' to the title page. Brown covers with gilt lettering to the spine, very clean with light rubbing to tips of the spine and corners and a couple of pin sized holes to upper board. School library stamp with bar code sticker to ffep but NO library envelope to the rear and bright and clean pages. Unclipped dust jacket with rubbing to the spine and panels, old sticker mark to the spine and edges, creases to the tips of the spine and a few edge tears, please see photos. Overall a very good signed copy of this deeply moving and original book, the true story of Ethel & Ernest, Raymond Brigg's parents - from their first chance encounter to their deaths. Winner of the British Book Award for the Illustrated Book of the Year and acclaimed by the critics, Ethel & Ernest was a huge best seller on first publication and was made into a film released in the UK in October 2016.
- Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London
- Year of Publication: 1998
- Illustrator: Raymond Briggs
- Special Attributes: Signed First Edition
- Pages: 103pp
- Size: 9 1/8" X 6 1/4"
- ISBN: 0224046624