Former Owner Legendary Disney Imagineer
Random House, 1957. FIRST EDITION, first printing stated. Good condition overall, green cloth with gold titles in rubbed black title box; spine and bottom edge wear, faint ripple to bottom page edges, binding once again nice and firm as text block professionally glued. From the library of legendary Disney "Imagineer" Jack Ferges with his personalized bookplate. (Disney model maker Jack Ferges is immortalized at the entrance of Big Thunder Mountain in Disneyland on the sign there that says that tools need to be returned to the manager "Jack O'Ferges - after use.) Jack Ferges was an Imagineer working in the model shop at WDI, nicknamed Big Jack by his colleagues due to his small statue; worked with Disney for over 40 years. Beautiful facsimile of original dust jacket with author photo and quotes on reverse. 1177 pages.