New York Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1942. Bob Kuhn. First Printing in America. Cloth. 8vo, publisher's original forest green cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front cover with an Art Nouveau tree blindstamped and enscrolled on front cover; illustrated with ~ 25 B&W illustrations: in-text vignettes and ~ 5 full-page plates of deer & woodland creatures, 274 pages. Very Good / Good +. Item #9705
CHILDREN'S CLASSIC by Felix Salten (1869 - 1945). Published in America by Bobbs-Merrill during World War II; three years before the author's death.
Solid, tight and clean copy with light wear. Spine and cover have rather bright gilt lettering. Very light uniform age-toning to heavy stock wartime paper. Plates are bright with sharply defined black drawings and No foxing. Slight roughness to lower edge of page 83. Moderate wear to the scarce pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) with edgewear and chipping (three ~ 1" losses to front panel). No internal markings or entries by previous readers.