Scribner, 1952, Hardcover (Printed Boards), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First
ANNA SEWELL. Black Beauty in Short Form, New York: Scribner's, 1952. Oblong quarto, first edition, unpaginated, brown printed boards, illustrated by Paul Brown with a drawing in pencil by Brown on the free front endpaper, signed and inscribed by him. An appealing presentation of this classic children's story. Condition of this book: Short tears and chips at the dust jacket's edges, sunned at spine and rear panel, bits of fore corners torn from 3 leaves, but overall near fine. First Illustrated Edition, or first by this illustrator and in this format. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Children; United States; 1950s; Art & Design. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54222.