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 the 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.
With the exception of framed items*, Peter Harrington offers free delivery on all UK orders of rare books, maps and prints placed through this website. Delivery to USA and the rest of the world is similarly free for orders over £200.
Established in 1969, Peter Harrington is one of the leading rare book firms in the world. It is a proud member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association – along with ILAB, the PBFA and Lapada – and from shops in Mayfair and Chelsea, London, sells rare books, prints and ephemera to customers across the world.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7591 0220