Hoskins, Winfield (Illus.). The Golden Book of Fairy Tales (Little Golden Book #9, 3rd Printing in Dust Jacket).
Hoskins, Winfield (Illus.). The Golden Book of Fairy Tales (Little Golden Book #9, 3rd Printing in Dust Jacket). New York: Simon & Schuster, 1942. 3rd printing.
Binding: Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+. Size: 7.5"-8" - Small Octavo (Sm. 8vo). 42 pages. Item Type: Book.
A beautiful collectible copy of the original state of the book in its third printing. The book looks close to brand new. It has been well protected by its dust jacket and the book has been careful taken care of through the years The back cover is in Santi's Style #1 – Rabbit reading & listing of the first 12 books.
The text block is tight and unmarked. The colors are bright, though the paper has toned a little from age. The page edges are stained red.
Bound in solid blue spine and paper-covered cardboard. The spine shows the slightest of wear at the foot and there is a slightly darkened area at the tip of the front cover of the front cover. Other than those, the books appears to be almost brand new (the inside front covers do look brand new). There is no name in the "This book belongs to" area of the inside front cover.
The front panel of the dust jacket shows some dark areas around the edges of the golden background from rubbing. There is a little loss at the head and front of the spine, a small ( 1/4" square) chip at the outside bottom edge of the front panel and a a larger (3/4" by 1/2") chip at the bottom outside edge at the fold. The dust jacket is protected in a clear archival Brodart sleeve.
Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 0 lbs 6 oz. Category: Children; United States; 1940s; Fiction. ISBN: No ISBN. Inventory No: 1175.
PRICE: $US 150.00