New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1955. Early edition. Hardcover. Quarto [26 cm] Light blue and black illustrated cloth covered boards. Illustrated endsheets. Very good plus. The spine is very slightly rolled. The edges of the spine and covers are gently bumped and rubbed. The dust jacket is in very good condition as well. Mildly rubbed and age-toned. There are four small closed tears in the edges. The longest closed tear measures 1/2 inch long. There is small open tear in the top edge as well. This tear measures 1/4 inch wide by under 1/4 inch deep. Item #30422
Roger Duvoisin's career in children's book illustration spanned two-thirds of his life. Duvoisin' achieved much public recognition from a variety of institutions, such as the International Board on Books for Young People, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, the University of Minnesota, the University of Southern Mississippi, and the New York Academy of Sciences.