New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1999.
Drawings by Hilary Knight. First Edition Thus. Hardcover.
Signed & dated ('99) in pink by illustrator Hilary Knight on reverse of first free endpaper (facing title page). Reissue. First Thus (Revised Jacketed Edition). First published in 1957.
The second book in the Eloise quartet, and an immediate bestseller. Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight traveled to Paris to research the book, and the illustrations are dotted with the celebrities they knew there: Richard Avedon takes Eloise's passport photograph; Christian Dior prods her tummy, while his young assistant, Yves Saint Laurent, looks on; Lena Horne sits at an outdoor cafe.Item #901123
8 x 11-1/8", pictorial paper over boards, illustrated endpapers, illustrated with drawings throughout in color.
As new in dust wrapper and protective mylar.