Pictures by Garth Williams.Harper and Brothers, New York , 1952 Stock Code: 137825
NotesFirst edition, first printing, inscribed by the author in blue ink on the half-title: "For Lynn Bushell with greetings from E B White". E. B. White won the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal in 1970 for Charlotte's Web and his first children's book, Stuart Little, which was published in 1945.
Octavo. Original light brown cloth, spine and front cover lettered in black and blue, blue and white spider-web patterned endpapers. With the dust jacket.
Numerous line-drawing illustrations by Williams.
Minor bumping to spine ends, small patch of faint discolouration to lower edge of front board, minute nick to lower tip of front board, otherwise clean and firm. A crisp, near-fine copy in the very good dust jacket, occasional light toning, corners sometime discreetly restored, a couple of tiny edge-splits, extremities rubbed, else unmarked and not price-clipped.
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