By Keith Robertson, illustrated by Robert McCloskey
First printing of the third HENRY REED title, following entrepreneurial Henry's efforts at starting a new business with his friend Midge.
Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket.
HENRY REED'S BABY-SITTING SERVICE
Set in the town of Grover's Corner, New Jersey, the HENRY REED series follows the business-minded son of a US American diplomat as he engages in various money-making shenanigans. HENRY REED'S BABYSITTING SERVICE is one of four titles in the series to feature illustrations by double Caldecott Medal-winning artist Robert McCloskey.
First edition. New York: The Viking Press, (1966). 8.5'' x 5.5''. Original yellow cloth binding with blue stamped design. Original unclipped ($3.50) pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated in black and white. 206 pages. Jacket with some edgewear, 1.5" closed tear to rear; tiny spot of soil to rear flap. Binding spine ends a bit bumped, tiny spot of soil to front joint. Interior clean and bright.
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