Inscribed first printing of this wonderful story about John "Appleseed" Chapman, along with an inscribed copy of the proof.
Overall very good plus.
Kellogg has written and/or illustrated more than one hundred children's books. He is a recipient of the Regina Medal for lifetime contribution to children's literature, and his books have won numerous awards such as the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Irma Simonton Black Award, the IRA-CBC Children's Choice Award, and the Parents' Choice Award. In 2011 he donated his archive to the University of Findlay's Mazza Museum.
First edition. New York: Morrow Junior Books, (1988). 11'' x 8.5''. Original pictorial boards. In original unclipped ($12.95) pictorial dust jacket. Color pictorial endpapers. Illustrated by Kellogg in color.  pages. Inscribed by Kellogg on front flyleaf with original drawing of a heart in an apple, and a raccoon face in black ink. Small price sticker ($12.95) on rear jacket panel. WITH: Proof, in color pictorial wrappers, inscribed by Kellogg with similar drawing. Proof with some soil to wrappers. Jacket with touches of soil primarily at fore-edge. Book with minor soil to board edges. Interior clean and bright.
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