PÈNE DU BOIS, William.
The Twenty-One Balloons.
First edition, first printing. This fantasy tale of an ill-fated balloon trip leading to the discovery of an island filled with riches and fantastic inventions was the 1948 Newbery Medal winner.
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Octavo. Original red cloth spine lettered in black, patterned paper boards, top edge red. With the dust jacket. Monochrome illustrations throughout by the author. Price-clipped jacket just slightly chipped at head and tail of spine, spine only a little rolled, a few light tape marks on front and rear free endpapers, neat contemporary ownership inscription on front free endpaper. An excellent copy.