Fair. Cover shows significant edge wear and bumps, may have soiling, stains or water marks. Binding is loose but intact, may be just starting to separate or show heavy spine lean. Pages may contain former owner name, highlighting or underlining, soiling, and light water wrinkling.
Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
Fair. Staining, scuffing, and wear to cover. Library copy with standard marks and labels. Marking, staining, and discoloration on page edges. Staining and marking to interior. Binding worn but intact, text and images clear. All proceeds from purchases from BooksKC go to benefit the Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City, a nonprofit organization which provides job services, training, and employment to individuals with disabilities.
1950. 6th Printing 1964 Copy. A good ex-library hardcover with typical library markings, some marked out. Pages have occasional smudges, creases, and marks. Moderate cover wear on corners and spine ends. No dust jacket. Booksavers receives donated books and recycles them in a variety of ways. Proceeds benefit the work of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) in the U.S. and around the world.
Illustrated by Aldren A. Watson. Good. 82 pages. Illustrated with drawings, this book is about an African-American folk hero, told party in ballads. John Henry was born with a hammer and hammered himself into a famous hard-working man. Light marks in a few places, illustrated endpapers. Copyright pages show published October 16, 1950; Ex-Library.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY, 1950. 1st Edition, 1st Printing, Good+, Hard Cover, Size=6.5"x9.5", 84pgs. Cloth faded, dirty at a 2" x 2" area bottom front spine edge, o.w. clean & tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. Decorated endpapers, text bright & in Fine condition. Illustrated by Aldren A. Watson. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
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