Good. No Jacket. Book RARE! Stated 1st Edition. The 1st variant in green cloth with a black spine. Authors first book. Hard bound. No dust jacket. Boards show some off setting and edge wear. Pages show age toning throughout, otherwise in good condition.
Good. No Jacket. First edition stated. Spine loosened, handling, edge wear. Foxing to first and last 2 pages and title page. Separation from spine starting on half-title page. Text and illustrations very good.
Very Good. Signed by E. B. White on the title page. E. B. White's third book, and one co-authored with James Thurber who also provided the illustrations. First published in 1929, this edition was reprinted on numerous occasions. This unabridged edition was published by the Armed Services in 1944 with the number identifier M-2 [Hall A3]. Armed Services, Inc. reprinted it again in 1946 but with the number identifier #1016. From the Estate of Joel (1930-1997) & Allene White. First Printing. 128 pp. 32mo. Light wear and scuffing to covers, sunning to spine. Armed Services Edition #M-2.
Green boards, black cloth spine, in the green dust jacket noted by Bowden. The first printing consisted of 2500 copies, 1500 were bound September 23, in light green paper boards with black cloth spine. The remaining copies were bound in lots of 500 copies in October and November. Corners worn, jacket split at folds, edges chipped. The first printing is rare in dust jacket. With letters to and from John Van Kohn of Seven Gables Bookshop discussing the book and its bibliography. Thurber's first book, if a collaboration may be so-regarded. Bowden A1; Hall A3.
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