The Last of the Wizards
Jaffe, Rona. Illustrated by Erik Blegvad

New York, NY Simon & Schuster 1961 First edition Tall octavo (standard size) . Some wear to edges and corners of boards and dj. 1 small closed tear at top front and another at back. 32 p. with color and b&w illustrations. A boy meets the last of the wizards and tries to make the most of his three wishes. Jaffe's (1931-2008) only work for children. Blegvad, a Danish illustrator, had a long career with Simon & Schuster and illustrated over 100 children's books, including the classic Bednob & Broomstick (comprising the 2 books by Mary Norton), and the Miss Bianca series by Margery Sharp. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Hardcover (Item ID: 10046)


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