By Margery Williams Bianco, illustrated by Arthur Rackham
The first US edition of this Rackham-illustrated tale of dolls and toys on a mission to rescue one of their own, by the author of THE VELVETEEN RABBIT, in the elusive original dust jacket.
Fine in very good jacket.
Poor Cecco the wooden dog is named after Bianco's son.
New York: George H. Doran Company, (1925). 9.75'' x 7.5''. Original blue cloth with gilt titles and illustration to front cover and spine. Original unclipped (three dollars net) color pictorial dust jacket. Full-page tipped-in color frontispiece, with six full-page color plates and black and white in-text illustrations throughout. xiv, 15-175,  pages. Scarce jacket lightly soiled, with a few large chips, some tape repairs to verso. Book with a bit of spotting but largely clean and beautiful.
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