Publisher:Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc, New York, 1956
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc, 1956, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Reisie Bothwell
XVI, 176 pages, last 4 blank, author's note. The text is illustrated with black and white illustrations by Reisie Bothwell. The green coloured boards with illustration of a bird on the front panel. Black writing to the backstrip. Bumping and discolouration to the head and to the heel of the backstrip. A few dust marks to the top text block edge. Faint browning to the endpapers. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by Reisie Bothwell, with green writing on the front panel and backstrip. Light rubbing to the dustwrapper corners and to the head and to the heel of the backstrip. Some browning and rubbing to the dustwrapper panels. A hint of foxing to the front and rear fold over panels. A story set in India, just prior to its independence from England. The story is based upon both legendary and modern history of India. A young boy, Jivan, comes to his grandfather's home and finds a mystery that is only resolved when he goes to the old city of Delhi. This is the First USA Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Reisie Bothwell. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children; Illustrated; fiction -- adolescent; Inventory No: 0105266.