New York: Simon and Schuster, 1956. First printing. Hardcover. 152pp. Quarto [28 cm] 1/4 light pink cloth with dark gray paper covered boards. Stamping in lilac and gilt on the spine. Yellow and blue illustrated endsheets. Very good, with gentle bumping to the spine ends and corners, and moderate fading to the the boards. The pages are subtly toned. The dust jacket is in very good condition, with mild age-toning, and intermittent closed and open tears in the edges. The largest open tear is in the paper at the head of the jacket's spine, measuring 1" wide by 1/2" deep. The longest closed tear is 1 and 1/4" deep. Item #45563
A first edition from a former animator for Walt Disney Productions, and the creator of one of the world's most popular comic strips, Pogo. With Norman Monath at the clavichord.