New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1938. Very Good / Very Good. Item #14495
New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1938. First Thus, with no additional printings listed Quarto. [48pp]. Black and white and color illustrations throughout. Illustrated dust jacket with $2.00 price intact; bound in red cloth with gilt lettering and illustration. Housed in custom black slipcase.
Dust jacket restored by prior owner with full backing in archival tissue and color fills and touch-ups along edges; evidence under light of prior shallow chips and tears along edges and folds, with a quarter-sized chip at head of spine (with some loss to original text, now filled by hand), some current smudging / spotting to surface, and light edgewear. Boards are square with some smudging and soiling to cloth, mainly along edges and spine, and some dulling to gilt. Patch of heavy foxing / gluestaining to front free pastedown with some toning to endpapers in general. Occasional thumbprinting in margins, else interior unmarked.