New York: The John Day Company, 1944. Book Club Edition: 21st Impression. Cloth. 8vo, blue cloth with black lettering & Siamese boy on spine, archival mylar-protected pictorial orange-blue dust jacket (unclipped) illustrated by Margaret Ayer, who has also created the frontispiece map of Bankok plus 40 B&W illustrations as chapter headings, 391 pages. Very Good / Good +. Item #5860
The CLASSIC story of Anna Lenowens, an English tutor hired to instruct the children of King Mongkut of Siam. As reconstructed by Margaret Landon, the tutor's adventures formed the basis for the musical "The King and I."
Solid, clean BCE reprint with appealing illustrations and bright dust jacket with edge and corner wear & slight abbraison to upper right corner where a sticker has been removed.