New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, Inc., 1943. Mary Shepard. Reprint Edition. Decorated cloth. Small 8vo (7 5/8" x 5 3/8"), cinnamon decorative cloth with black lettering on spine & Mary Poppins with her umbrella in black on the front cover, charming frontispiece and 43 B&W drawings, insets, and tailpieces by Mary Shepard & Agnes Sims, Mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) repeating cover art with Mary P., pictorial endpapers with same depiction, xi-[xii] + 268 pages. Fine / Fine. Item #4335
Pamela Lyndon Travers, OBE born Helen Lyndon Goff; Queenland, 1899 – 1996) was an Australian-born writer who spent most of her career in England. She is best known for the Mary Poppins series of children's books, which feature the magical nanny Mary Poppins.
In 1933, she began writing the novel Mary Poppins, the first of eight Poppins books. Series formed the basis for Walt Disney's famous screen adaptation.
EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION internally & externally! No remainder markings.