New York: Simon and Schuster, 1958. First edition. Paperback. 191pp. Octavo [20 cm] Illustrated wraps. Good. The wraps are mildly darkened and rubbed. There are 4 or 5 small very light stains on the covers. Slight spine roll. The covers and text block are very slightly concave. There are thin damp stains on the top edges of the pages at the end of the text. The stains measure 6 inches wide. Heavily browned pages. The text block is fragile. Item #30740
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.