Lot 81 of 218:
Virginia Lee Burton Katy and the Big Snow  

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Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,000

Title:
Katy and the Big Snow

Author:
Burton, Virginia Lee

Place:
Boston

Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Company

Date:
1943

Description:

Not paginated. Color illustrations by the author throughout. (4to) original blue cloth, pictorially stamped in white, illustrated endpapers, dust jacket. First Edition.

The scarce first edition in rare dust jacket. The story of the Geoppolis Highway Department snow plow  Katy, faced with an emergency during a massive blizzard.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Jacket price-clipped on front flap, four old tape repairs on the reverse of the jacket with stains showing through on front, extending across spine to front and rear panels, the uppermost extending almost the length of the rear panel, 1½" wide chip at bottom of spine and rear panels, edge creasing and rubbing; contemporary gift inscription on front flyleaf; volume near fine, jacket good to very good.


 
Item number:
274724
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