Good No DJ. First Edition. Some soiling to covers. Binding is tight. No markings in book. Lightly read if read at all. Damp stain on back cover, bottom spine area, which continues through the last 150 pages as it gets smaller and smaller.
Illustrated by Valenti Angelo. Good+ in Good dust jacket. 0670513970. Text is clean. Obvious foxing to text and endpapers. Cover cloth is lightly soiled. Dust jacket is missing half of spine, heavy chipping to edges. States First Published October 1938.; [Baumgarten: Author pg. 8] 1939 Newbery Honor Title.; 8.40 X 5.80 X 1.30 inches.
Hardcover copy is in very good, solid, condition, DJ has some wear/tear, unmarked text, a good copy. We take great pride in accurately describing the condition of our books, ship within 48 hours and offer a 100% money back guarantee.
Hardback. No dustjacket. First Printing. Slight spine darkening and a small neat owners name on the front free endpaper, otherwise a Tight sound unmarked copy in very good condition. Signed by the author and illustrator "VALENTI ANGELO" on the front free endpaper. NOT AN EX-LIBRARY COPY! ! ! !
Very Good-in Good dust jacket. Very minor wear on the clean, sound binding. Minor fore edge foxing. Author's signed inscription on ffep. Very minor age-staining of endpapers. Contents are almost like new. Price-cut DJ is not much to look at, but it provides plenty of protection and information. (S-8-A).; 9-1/8" Tall, 244pp. Tan cloth, brown spine lettering, brown illustration on front cover. Decorated endpapers. JUVENILE. INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY AUTHOR on ffep (For Tina and Jimmy Havens with best wishes Valenti Angelo). Numerous illustrations by the author, printed in green. The story follows the events in the life of Nino, a small boy in Tuscany, Italy, "who, with his mother, lived in the house of his grandfather because his father had gone to America. It goes upward through later years, his early schooling, the discovery of his talent for modeling by Jacobo, the wood-carver, and finally the letetr that came from his father with enough money for passage to America. " (S-8-A).
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