The d'Aulaires' lush illustrations evoke the fresh air and vibrant colors of the countryside. On her walk to town, an old woman imagines how much money she will get for the eggs she carries in her basket. Along the way, she is greeted by cats, dogs, pigs, cows, and chickens. But something surprising happens before she finishes her journey.The d'Aulaires' lush illustrations evoke the fresh air and vibrant colors of the countryside. On her walk to town, an old woman imagines how much money she will get for the eggs she carries in her basket. Along the way, she is greeted by cats, dogs, pigs, cows, and chickens. But something surprising happens before she finishes her journey.Read Less
Fair. No Jacket. Folio, hardcover, great art work. Fair; No Jacket dj. Approx. 30 pages. Interior-several pages are loose and the binding has become detached from the boards; the title page is loose. But all pages are there and it is a great old book for its illustrations. The boards and spine have moderate, uniform signs of wear/aging. Stated First Edition. Has elementary school stamp on endpaper.
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.
D'Aulaire, Ingri and Edgar Parin. Good/No Jacket. Ex-library copy with the usual markings. Pages throughout have light creasing and light soiling, text is not affected. Boards show soiling, wear. Good reading copy. (B78)
4to. Glazed pictorial cloth. (36pp). Extensive illustrations (some color), color pictorial endpapers. Very good. Faint edgewear only. Tight, handsome later (21st) printing of this charming 1943 tale, undated but perhaps 1970s vintage. A lovely copy.
d'Aulaire, Ingri & Edgar Parin. Fair. No Jacket. Book. Folio-over 12"-15" tall. Nonpaginated. Pictorial boards, red cloth spine. Paper covered boards have heavy edge wear with rounded corners; rubbed with scratches and small stains to back. Writing on pictorial endpapers and introductory page. One page corner torn off, one page has large piece torn out of bottom edge; neither affects pictures or text. Color & b&w lithographs on every page. Back endpapers have scribble marks.
Full Color Illustrations. Good Clean Cond. No Dust Jacket. A: Children's Reading Book. Children's Literature. Hardback: hard cover edition in good or better condition, some slight wear to edges, as normal for age of book. Overall good copy of this title. Excellent read. A good book to enjoy and keep on hand. Or would make a great gift for the fan / reader in your life. The artwork in this book is so delightful, plates are suitable for framing, and would be adorable in a child's room. Folio sized book.
Copyright in bibliographic data and cover images is held by Nielsen Book Services Limited, Baker & Taylor, Inc., or by their respective licensors, or by the publishers, or by their respective licensors. For personal use only. All rights reserved. All rights in images of books or other publications are reserved by the original copyright holders.