Gnomes by Wil Huygen 1977
Gnomes. Wil Huygen, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1977.
Written by Wil Huygen and illustrated by Rien Poortvliet. The book explains the life and habitat of gnomes in an in-universe fashion, much as a biology book would do, complete with illustrations and textbook notes.
Secure binding with a very light corner top surface crease and a light fore edge cover curl.