LITTLE LAME PRINCE and the Adventures of a Brownie

(New York: Grosset & Dunlap, ND [1948]).

A WONDERFUL EDITION OF DINAH CRAIK'S COLLECTION OF CHILDREN'S STORIES, which were highly regarded and praised in spite of her popularity coming primarily from her novels for adults. The illustrator too was better known for adult publications, she was widely appriciated for her covers to Vanity Fair, as well as providing art for Life, Fortune, Mademoiselle and The Saturday Evening Post.
Grosset and Dunlap's Illustrated Junior Library series provided an unbeatable combination of fine colourplate illustrations, high quality printing and materials, and especially bright and appealing decorated cloth bindings, all at an affordable price. Item #30044

Illustrated Junior Library edition. Charmingly illustrated by Lucille Corcos with ten fine colourplates and with numerous black and white illustrations all throughout the text. Tall 8vo, in the publisher's original decorated cloth featuring an all-over colour illustration by Lucille Corcos, wrapping around both covers and the spine, the spine also features a blue label simulating morocco, gilt lettered and decorated, in the original clear acetate dustjacket with lettering in white and black. 327pp. A fine copy, the text clean and fresh and well-preserved, the binding and wrapper in fine condition.

Price: $95.00