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theLittleIsland
[BROWN, Margaret Wise; as] MACDONALD, Golden.

The Little Island.

Availability: In stock

Published: Garden City, New York Doubleday and Co, 1946

Stock Code: 112170

£475
OR On display in 43 Dover Street

Notes

First edition, first printing, of this beautifully written story by Margaret Wise Brown, writing under her pseudonym, of an island going through the four seasons, "Winter came / and the snow fell softly / like a great quiet secret in the night / cold and still." Winner of the 1947 Caldecott Medal.

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Description

Oblong octavo. Original dark blue cloth-backed pictorial boards, illustrated endpapers. With the pictorial dust jacket.

Illustrations

Colour illustrations throughout by Leonard Weisgard.

Condition

An excellent copy in a jacket with a short closed tear on front panel.

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