From the private collection of the author Mr. Hilary Knight, author and illustrator celebrated for his illustrations of the Eloise series of children's books, with his stamp of ownership and signature on front pastedown. First Edition. Oversized quarto, exquisitely illustrated in color. ISBN: 0689839928. The 1964 children's classic reissued for a new generation. A friendly orangutan named Wallace leaves his cage, and visits the circus, the beach, the natural history museum - all the places he has longed to see. Readers can join the zookeeper's search for Wallace in the pictures. An unforgettable gift for any admirer of Mr. Knight (or Eloise herself), or children's literature aficionado. Tight binding.