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DUVOISIN, Roger.

See What I Am.

Published: New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Company, 1974

Stock code: 100549

Price: £875

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First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the dedication page, together with a small drawing of a cat: “To Helen and Max from Roger and from the real Max with love.” Roger Duvoisin won the 1948 Caldecott Medal for White Snow, Bright Snow, written by Alvin Tresselt (D. Lothrop Co., 1947). He and his wife created together the Happy Lion series (1954–80), which, in its German-language edition (Der glückliche Löwe), won the inaugural 1956 Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis.

Quarto. Original yellow boards, titles to spine and cat design to front board in green, patterned endpapers. With the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout be the author. Spine cocked, extremities a touch rubbed. An excellent copy in bright jacket with mildly chipped and nicked extremities, and a few closed tears to spine ends and folds.

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