Very Good / Very Good. Item #6048
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1961. First Edition. Octavo. 128 pages. Black and white illustrations by Gorey throughout. Illustrated dust jacket over yellow boards with light brown lettering. Price-clipped jacket lightly chipped along edges, with a two-inch closed tear to center of rear panel near spine. Toning along edges. Boards stamped are toned and lightly soiled at spine and edges. Spotting to top of text block. Previous owner's gift inscription to front free endpaper, with some page corners creased, else pages crisp and unmarked. Binding is sound.