Cider with Rose. With Drawings by John Ward. London: Hogarth Press, 1959. First Edition. Pp, 280. Handsomely bound in half leather, marbled boards, with raised band and gilt title to spine.
An account of the author's blissful childhood in an isolated village 'Cider with Rosie' became an instant bestseller when it was published in 1959, selling over six million copies in the UK alone, and continues to be read by children and adults all over the world.