First edition, first printing, the story of a baby tiger by the author of GAY NECK, which was the first novel by an Asian American to win the Newbery Medal.
Very good in very good jacket.
FIERCE FACE: The Story of a Tiger
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1936. 8.5'' x 5.5''. Original green cloth lettered in orange. In original dust jacket, clipped but with a $1.50 stamp above clip. Pictorial endpapers. Illustrated by Lathrop with full-page black-and-white images throughout. 76,  pages. Tip of spine head almost invisibly repaired. Jacket with chipping to spine ends, affecting the second half of the publisher's name at foot, otherwise minimal edgewear and soiling.
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