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CARROLL, Ruth.

Chessie.

Published: New York: Julian Messner. 1936

Stock code: 92609

Price: £350

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First edition, first printing. Signed by the author on verso of front free endpaper. A children’s tale based on the true story of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad’s stowaway kitten.

Octavo. Pictorial paper covered boards, yellow cloth spine, pictorial endpapers with the dust jacket. Colour illustrations by the author. Extremities lightly rubbed, minor wear to corners. An excellent copy in a very good jacket with short closed tears to top edges, lightly faded and chipped spine panel, and a few small chips to lower edges of front and rear panels.

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