Madeline's Rescue - 1st Edition/1st Printing
First Edition/First Printing, bound in red cloth with letters on spine and small illustration on front cover in black in pictorial dust-jacket. Minor rubbing to edges in lightly chipped dust-jacket, closed tear at both top and bottom edge of front panel, else about fine;
This second in Bemelmans' Madeline series was awarded the 1954 Caldecott Medal for illustration of another adventure for "twelve little girls in two straight lines". This time Madeline is saved from drowning by a dog they adopt and name Genevieve with much ado and the horror of the board of trustees.