Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1978. First Edition, First Printing. Pictorial boards. 8vo., 63pp. + 1pp. unpaginated, embellished by Pauline Haynes. -- Small amount of wear to bottom of spine. -- Condition. Near fine. Item #10238
"The story concerns Farmer Giles, who was a quiet man until one night he accidentally fired his blunderbuss in the face of a marauding giant. From then on he was the hero of the little village of Ham. Soon after that a fire-breathing dragon arrived in the neighbor hood and saving the people was, of course, up to Farmer Giles. His pursuit of the resplendent and wily but not-so-very-brave dragon brought him some remarkable adventures. They are told in a wonderful mock-serious tone and enhanced by the charming drawings of Pauline Baynes".-bckcvr.