|Publisher||RODALE PRESS "STORY CLASSICS"|
Rodale Press "Story Classics", 1954. A beautiful copy of this Limited Edition. Illustrated by Peter Rudland " This edition has been limited to three thousand copies. Two thousand copies (numbered 1 to 2,000) are reserved for members of Story Classics and one thousand (numbered A 1 to A 1,000) are available for distribution in Great Britain. This is copy 1,917.
The tight binding suggests that this book may have never been opened and thus remains unread. The pages are spotless and very crisp. Very fine book in near fine+ slipcase. Excellent with minor wear around edges and corners, and light sunning. A Few tiny tears to edges of the paper dust wrapper. Very Fine with no signs of wear. The binding is very tight with a squared text-block. There are no folds, creases, tears, or markings anywhere.
Color frontispiece and 7 plates, several initials and decorations printed in single colors; pictorial cloth, spine blocked in black and lettered in gilt, upper board decorated in black; top edges green; within green card slipcase. 88 + 10 pages.