New York: Henry Holt, (1990). First edition. Generically INSCRIBED on blank leaf opposite the title page, "Best wishes to the Grandchildren - from Christopher Manson 9/95." Isaac, servant to emperor Charlemagne, travels home to France with a gift from the caliph of Bahjdad -- an elephant named Abulabaz. "Based on a historical account of Charlemagne's court and illustrated with handsome, detailed watercolors" (from the dust jacket flap). Fine in fine dust jacket. Scarce signed.