New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1971). Leo Politi. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine / Very good. Item #17962
Thin 4to. Pictorial boards showing Emmet on the upper board and the street where he lives on the rear board. A fine copy, and with the correct first printing code A.2-71 (RZ)beneath the copyright date. The dustjacket is price-clipped. It is a little rough along the top edge and at the folds and heel of the spine else is in very good condition. Inscribed by Politi "to my friend Howard' with a drawing of a bird and dated 1972 on the front free endpaper. The first printing by Scribner's is somewhat scarce; this charming story was late reprinted by The Getty.