Pictures by Garth Williams.New York: Harper & Brothers, 1945 Stock Code: 136190
A near-fine copy of the beloved classicFirst edition, stated first edition and correct publisher's code, in the correct first issue dust jacket, with printed price of 2.00 to front flap. E.B. White's first children's book, preceding Charlotte's Web by some seven years.
Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front cover in white and green, with a drawing of Stuart on the front board, pictorial endpapers. With dust jacket.
Illustrated throughout by Garth Williams.
Ink ownership inscription of Virginia Leukhardt, dated 1949, to front free endpaper. Slight wear to extremities, corners gently bumped. A near-fine copy in the very good dust jacket, lightly soiled, a little loss to fore edges and top of rear panel.
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