New York: Simon and Schuster, 1955. First edition. Paperback. Quarto [24.5 cm] Yellow, black and white illustrated wraps. Very good. The extremities are subtly darkened, creased, and rubbed. There is a very small dark stain, along with two light moisture rings, on the front wrap. The spine is slanted. The pages are mildly browned. Item #30706
Walt Kelly's career in animation began in 1936 at Walt Disney Studios, where he contributed to Pinocchio and Fantasia. In 1941, Kelly resigned at the age of 28 to work at Dell Comics, where he created Pogo.