All About Arthur (an absolutely absurd ape) by Eric Carle [FIRST EDITION] 1974
All About Arthur (an absolutely absurd ape) written & illustrated by Eric Carle
FIRST EDITION  FRANKLIN WATTS N.Y.
Rare and long out of print early title from Carle. XL vintage hardcover with no dust jacket as issued.
Some visible shelf wear to cover and some spotting to edges of boards [see photos] - binding tight.
Inside is pristine and reads as new. Inscription and nameplate on front endpaper. [see photos]
To cure his loneliness, Arthur the ape travels from city to city meeting other animals.