New York: Cupples & Leon Co., Publishers, 1928. Harold Gray. First edition. Hardcover. 86pp. Octavo [22 cm] Black cloth spine with pictorial paper over boards. Very good. There is a general layer of light soiling on the rear cover. The underlying boards are exposed occasionally along the edges, and the cloth at the head of the spine is chewed and frayed. There are sporadic small stains on the pages. Item #41249
With illustrations by Harold Gray. This is Book No. 3 of Little Orphan Annie Series. Little Orphan Annie debuted in newspapers on August 5, 1924, and featured a tough girl character in a classic rags-to-riches tale. The strip ran for nearly 86 years.