1987 MANDELINE AND THE GYPSIES By Ludwig Bemelman Illustrated Hardcover
This is an illustrated hardcover edition of Madeline and the Gypsies by Ludwig Bemelman published by Viking Press in 1987 and is a later printing. It has pictoral boards which are in good condition. There is a bump on the front edge. The binding and interior pages are structurally sound. There aren't any obvious signs of inscriptions, marginalizations, or dog eared pages.
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.