First printing of the Caldecott award-winning Madeline book, in which a dog saves the day – an unusually nice copy, rare in this condition.
Near fine in near-fine jacket.
First edition. New York: The Viking Press, 1953. 12'' x 8.75''. Original red cloth, brown stamped vignette. In original unclipped ($3.00) color pictorial dust jacket. Color pictorial endpapers. 56 pages. Gift inscription on copyright page, dated 25 December in year of publication. A bit of shallow chipping and edgewear to jacket.
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