Illustrated by Susanne Suba.New York, Chicago & San Francisco: A Concora Book published by Rac McNally & Company and Container Corporation of America, 1950 Stock Code: 111049
First edition, first printing, presentation copy inscribed on the front free endpaper, "June, you missed typing this which was a good thing as it was heavy work!! but here it is with my love Noel". This book comes from the library of June Allen, Streatfeild's amanuensis and proof-reader - a nice association. Very scarce signed.
Square octavo. Original illustrated boards. Punch-out plate present and complete at rear. With dust jacket.
Colour illustrations in the text.
Ends and corners gently bumped, some offsetting to rear pastedown and jacket flap from punch-outs. A very good copy in the jacket with rubbing to ends and corners and a few minor marks.
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