John McCrady. First Edition. Hardcover. Good / No dust jacket. Item #4965
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1942. First Edition with FR symbol on copyright page. Signed by author on half title with a charming inscription: "To the sweetest person I know - Devotedly, Hodding. (P.S. - It's you, Louise.)" Black and white illustrations throughout by John McCrady.
Octavo; 467pp. No dust jacket. Red cloth binding, black title block on spine with lettering stamped in gold. Rivers of America logo blindstamped on front cover. Cover and spine have a few light water spots, light fraying on corners. Spine is toned. Front hinge is starting, but appears to have been repaired with adhesive by previous owner and feels secure. Text block is sound. A few lines written in red pencil on rear blank page. Otherwise pages are clean and unmarked. No tears.