Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1935. Kate Seredy. Hardcover. 86pp. Square octavo [21.5 cm] Tan cloth covered boards with a blue ink stamped title on the spine, and blue and pink ink stamped title and vignette on the front cover. Very good. The covers are very slightly concave. There is a faint bend in the front board. The edges of the spine and covers are gently bumped. The foot of the spine is very subtly darkened. The rear endsheet is a little creased. The pages are mildly browned. The dust jacket is in good condition only, with mild overall soiling. The loss measures 1 inch wide by 1 inch deep. There is a large loss from the paper at the head of the spine. There are numerous small closed tears in the edges. The longest tears measure 1 inch long. The edges are also a bit chipped and creased. Item #29554
Kate Seredy (1899-1975) was awarded the Newbery Award and Newbery honors for her children's books.