Unquestionably One Of The Most Adorable American Picture Books
By Tasha Tudor
First printing of the first CALICO BOOK, and Tudor's first book.
Near fine in very good plus jacket.
Beautifully illustrated in sharp colors, each page of hand-lettered text faces a full page color illustration by Tudor. Tudor wrote the book for her niece Sylvie Ann. Scarce in the dust jacket, this is a great copy.
New York: Oxford University Press, (1938). 4.75'' x 4''. Original blue polka-dot patterned cloth. In original dust jacket. Illustrated in color by Tudor. Book cloth clean and bright with only tiny places of wear, bit of offsetting in gutters of endpapers, to small spots to fore-edge. Jacket a couple tape repair slivers, very light wear on corners, faint toning to spine.
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