Publisher:Vision Books / Farrar, Straus and Cudahy Burns and Oats, New York, 1957
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Vision Books / Farrar, Straus and Cudahy Burns and Oats, 1957, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, First Edition, Illustrated By: Dirk Gringhuis
author's note and the last two pages are books printed by Vision Books. Illustrated endpapers, showing the Caribbean area. The text is illustrated with black and white line illustrations by Dirk Gringhuis. Green coloured boards with black coat of arms embossed on the front panel and black colour titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper showing three sailing ships, with white and yellow coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the spine. A young person's history of the discovery of America by Columbus. Softening to the head and to the heel of the spine and to the book corners. Shelf wear evident to both the top and bottom edges. Browning and staining to the paper edges. The remains of tape can be seen on the endpapers along with some ink marking. On the fore each paper that has been 2 circular pieces gouged, and impinges on paper to page 41. The dustwrapper is rubbed and faded. There is chipping to the book corners and to the head and to the heel of the spine with loss. Creasing and grubby marks are also present and there are two tears on the bottom dustwrapper edge won a measuring 0.25 "and the other measuring 0.5 ", and on the top dustwrapper edge there is a tear measuring 0.5 " . The dustwrapper is price clipped on the front fold over, both on the top and bottom right hand corners. This is the First USA Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 192 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Dirk Gringhuis. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Exploration ; United States; Children. Inventory No: 0101953.