1967 MADELINE AND THE GYPSIES First Edition Hardcover Archival Sleeve
1967 MADELINE AND THE GYPSIES by Ludwig Bemelmans. It is a First edition fourth printing. The dust jacket shows wear around the edges and has been placed in a protective Archival Sleeve. There is a bookplate inside the front cover.
Madeline and the Gypsies was first published in 1959 by Viking Press. In the story, the son of the Spanish Ambassador, invites Madeline and her fellow students to a Gypsy carnival. Madeline and the Gypsies is at the top of many banned books lists, because it has content that addresses racial issues. If you are a collector of banned books, this is one you want on your library Shelf.