New York: Viking, 1953. Bemelmans, Ludwig. First edition. hardcover. Very good / Very good. Item #2204031
Very good first edition (First Published stated on copyright page and 1953 on title page)in a very good dust jacket with gold Caldecott Medal on the front panel. Signed by Bemelmans on the half title page. Rare signed. The only book by Bemelmans to win the Caldecott Medal. Housed in a supplied slipcase. Price of $3.50 crossed out but still legible on the front flap of the dust jacket.