New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1945. Later printing. Hardcover. 431pp. Quarto [24 cm] Black cloth with an illustrated paper label mounted to the front board. Fair condition only. Ex-library. The spine and covers are heavily rubbed. The underlying boards are exposed at the corners and near the spine ends. The cloth at the spine ends is frayed, and has small losses. Library label taped to spine. The gilt stamped title on the spine has been completely rubbed away. The endsheets are split along the hinges. There are library markings on the first two pages, and the verso of the rear free endsheet. Light foxing on the front endsheet and the pages at the beginning and end. The pages are mildly browned. As is. Item #30593
Will James won the Newbery Medal for literature in 1926 for Smoky.