New York: Farrar - Straus - Giroux, 1986. Shulevitz, Uri. First Edition. Cloth. SIGNED and inscribed by the Author-Illustrator with an Original Sketch; 8vo (8 3/4" x 7"); purple cloth with gold lettering on spine; filled with imaginative line drawings by Uri Shulevitz; archival polyester-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) with central medallion with darwing of Jeremiah Hush; 90 pages. Very Fine / Near Fine. Item #6759
Uri Shulevitz (Hebrew: born 1935) is an American writer and illustrator of children's books. He won the 1969 Caldecott Medal for U.S. picture book illustration, recognizing The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship, a Russian fairy tale retold by Arthur Ransome in 1916.
Dust Jacket (unclipped): One small tear at top front edge.