New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. First edition. Hardcover. 431pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] Blue cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles on the spine and front cover. Good only. The edges of the covers and spine are heavily rubbed and bumped. The spine is rolled back, faded, and subtly stained. The underlying boards are exposed at the bottom corners. The text block edges are slightly foxed and scratched. The foxing is sometimes visible in the margins of the pages. Minor scuff mark on the bottom edge of the text block. The free endsheets are discolored, and the pages at the beginning are foxed. Several pages at the beginning have light staining, and there is very sporadic staining on the pages throughout the text. The text block is beginning to crack at pp. 117 and 309. Pages browned. Item #30574
Will James won the Newbery Medal for literature in 1926 for Smoky.