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2020-10-28 17:35:08
Burton, Virginia Lee
Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel First edition in the original dust jacket
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1939. First edition, first printing. In price-clipped first issue jacket, bearing ad for Choo-Choo on the rear flap, and a yellow spine that just has the book title followed by an abbreviation for the publisher, "H.M. CO", with no mention of the author's name. In Very Good condition. Clean text. Pages show light signs of handle, and are lightly age toned, with light rubbing to a few. Front paste down has a small blue smudge. Short split starting at the title page. The dust jacket shows edge wear, with rubbing and short tears starting at the folds. The spine of the dust jacket has been reinforced from the verso. A Caldecott Medal winner, rare in the original dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA [United States]
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