NY: Harper. 1961. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Fantastic collectible copy of a very scarce title, including rare original priced dust jacket! Book appears as if never read. Thurber, the humorist, essayist, and poet, originally from Columbus OH, is represented in this book by some of his most witty pieces, including: How to get Through the Day, Here Comes the Dolphins, My Senegalese Birds and Siamese Cats, and The Darlings at the Top of the Stairs. Previous owners stamp vaguely visible top page edges. Light blue green paper-covered boards, with deeper green cloth spine. Dust jacket in great condition with minimal closed tears, slight rubbing. Original price of $3.95 on dust jacket. Photo of author on back of dust jacket by Antony Armstrong-Jones. First impression of 15,000 copies. 215 pages.