New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First Edition. Fine / About Fine. Item #08891
First issue, xi310 pages; original green cloth, lettered in black and horse head in red on front panel. Now quite scarce on the market, a true first printing of the first edition, with "1926" on title page, 3 ines on the copyright page and the misprint "hou gt" on page 44, 3 lines up (this error was continued through the first 11 printings). Winner of the Newbery Medal for Children's Literature in 1926. Price of $2.50 on front flap of dust jacket; neat owner inscription on FFEP, dated Christmas, 1926. "....the first printing of the first edition sold out before the ink was dry." Frazier, p. 16. Frazier, pp. 16-21.