The City Under the Back Steps.Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1960 Stock Code: 98037
First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "For Alice, Jane and David who are going to live in the house with a city under the back steps. With best wishes from Ruth Smith. And additional good wishes from Evelyn Sibley Lampman, 1972." A source book for the film Honey I Shrunk the Kids.
Octavo. Original beige cloth, titles to spine in green and purple. With the dust jacket.
With black and white illustrations by Honoré Valintcourt in text.
Extremities slightly bumped and rubbed, minor tanning to endpapers. An excellent copy in a jacket with a few small closed tears to the lightly creased and rubbed extremities, a short split to rear fold, and light chipping to spine ends, affecting the top half of "the" as well as the publisher's name at the tail.
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