Animals Of The Bible
Helen Dean Fish, Dorothy P. Lathrop
An attractive First Edition in just about Near Fine condition, little darkening to paste downs, else Fine. In the scarce, only lightly chipped dust-jacket, still Very Good. Second state book in illustrated end-papers with prancing dear in front and back and with "Lathrop" correctly spelled on the of spine of book and first state dust-jacket with the "Lathop" typo and the $2.00 publication price present. Signed by illustrator Dorothy P. Lathrop on fly-leaf opposite the title page. A rather scarce signed title in collectible condition;
Helen Fish wrote the introduction and selected passages from the King James version of the Bible which accompany the beautiful drawings of Dorothy Pulis Lathrop.
Winner of the first Caldecott Medal for best illustrated children's book in 1938. An important book in children's picture book history.
Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Illustrator
Size: 4to; vi, 66 pages
Publisher: New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1937.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Dorothy P. Lathrop; B & W Illustrations