First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. Item #003779
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1959. Stated First Printing. Large octavo (11.25" x 8.5"); 152p. Color illustrations throughout. Illustrated dustjacket with original $3.95 price; book in gray paper-covered boards with pink cloth spine and gilt lettering and decoration. Purple topstain. Jacket is bright and crisp with a couple small, clean tears with adjacent creasing, along with a light dampstain to interior at top of spine not visible on exterior and not affecting book beneath. Boards are square with a bit of fading along edges. Gilt lettering over spine a bit dulled. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.