Book Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 4to; vi, 66 pages
Publisher: New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1937.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Dorothy P. Lathrop
A charming first edition in Nearly Fine condition in the scarce, chipped dust-jacket with few tears and tape repair to the backside of the jacket. Second state with "Lathrop" correctly spelled on the of spine of book and dust-jacket with $2.00 publication price present, illustrated end-papers with prancing dear in front and back.
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; B & W Illustrations.