Chicago: The John C. Winston Company, 1936. The Petersham Series. Hardcover. Square octavo [21 cm] Yellowish orange cloth covered boards with a black ink stamped title and illustrated paper label on the front board. Very good. The spine ends have stains that measure just under 1 inch deep. The edges of the covers are very lightly soiled. The spine ends and corners of the covers are gently bumped. There are 5 ripples in the front pastedown. The longest ripples measure 2 inches long. There is a former owner's ink stamp on the front free endsheet. The pages are mildly browned. The dust jacket is in good condition only. Darkened, rubbed and gently soiled. The edges have numerous very small losses and two large losses. The large losses are from the spine ends and surrounding areas. The wider loss at the head of the spine measures 1 and 3/4 inches wide by 1 inch deep. The loss at the foot of the spine measures 1 inch wide by two inches deep. There are also multiple closed tears in the edges. The longest closed tear measures 2 inches long. There is a two inch long piece of tape on the spine. Item #29950
One of the story books from The Story Books of Food from the Field.