3 December 2010
BRICUSSE, Leslie and Errol LE CAIN, illustrator. Christmas 1993 or Santa's Last Rid. London: Faber and Faber, 1987.
2o. 12 color illustrations mounted and with captioned tissue guards, black and white illustrated vignettes in the text. Publisher's tan morocco by Zaehnsdorf, front cover and spine decoratively gilt-lettered, green morocco doublures, tan watered silk linings, edges gilt; quarter tan morocco felt-lined folding case.
LIMITED DE LUXE EDITION, number 4 of 100 copies signed by the author and illustrator, and ONE OF 10 SPECIAL COPIES WITH AN ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR DRAWING BY LE CAIN below the limitation statement. The watercolor in this copy depicts two elves bringing a large bag filled with letters to Santa. It is reproduced as the plate before p.29. A VERY FINE COPY.
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