Illustrated by Mary Greenough Means. Ex-library with cardpocket, stamps and spine markings. Corners and spine rubbed. Blank end page missing. Pages clean with no writing, stains, tears or other types of damage. Tight binding. 8 x 10 size. 43 illustrated pages. Stated First Edition.
Means, Mary Greenough. Good in Good to Very Good jacket. The Big Fish by Barbara Greenough Johnson, illustrated by Mary Greenough Means copyright 1959, published by Little, Brown-Parents' Magazine'Book Club for Beginning Readers Edition. Hardback, story/picture book shows a lot of discoloration of binding, and is a somewhat musty-still, overall good condition. Dust jacket is good to very good and in a Brodart protector. NOT AN EX-LIBRARY COPY!
Dj foxed, soiled, tips chipped, fair; boards faded, owner name on ffep, text clean, G. Set in Saint-Michel-de-la-Prairie, Province of Quebec, Pierre catches a trout, encounters a moose. Pictures by Mary Greenough Means. Boston: Little, Brown & Co, Copyright 1959. First Edition/Parents' Magazine Book Club for Beginning Readers. 44 pages. 2 color drawings. 10x7.5'', paper boards, dj.
Mary Greenough Means art. Very Good+ in Very Good jacket. Book 25, 707 PB shelf. NOT ex-library. Parents' Magazine's Book Club Edition on back cover & back panel dust jacket, but stated 1st on copyright pg. 1961 name FEP. Attr. dust jacket w/ 2 closed tears & small chips spine ends. Solid.
Illustrated by Mary Greenough Means. Fair with no dust jacket. Signed on front endpaper by Mary Greenough Means. Spotting to the covers. Light red scribbling to the dedication page. Pencil scribbling to the last Illustrated page and verso of last endpaper. Heavy crayon and pencil marks on last endpaper and inside rear cover.; Small 4to 9"-11" tall; 43 pages; Signed by Illustrator.
Means, Mary. Fine. NEAR FINE DJ. 8 x 10. 1ST BOOK CLUB EDITION IN DJ. Little Pierre says he will become "the greatest woodsman in the Province of Quebec" just like his father and gets his chance to finally spend two days in the Canadian woods with his dad! Great illus of Quebec, Canada, moose, canoes, life in early 1900's Canada. This little boy has six sisters! Rear DJ seal says" An Approved Selection of Parents' Mag. Bk Club for Beginner Readers." Terrific story & color illus. Illustrated by Means, Mary Greenough.
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