New York: Simon and Schuster, 1960. Original wraps. Very Good +. A one-of-a-kind copy of the 1960 stated 1st printing of Shel Silverstein's 2nd published book (following "Take Ten") and the first collection of his cartoons from American magazines. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY SHEL SILVERSTEIN AT THE FRONT PASTEDOWN AND ALSO BOASTS A FULL-PAGE DRAWING IN HIS HAND -- A SIGN NAILED TO A POST (INSIDE OF WHICH IS CONTAINED THE INSCRIPTION). A crisp, very sharp copy to boot of this paperback original. Tight and VG+ to Near Fine in its wonderful pictorial wrappers, with very light, innocuous toning to a number of the page edges. A unique copy of this very early work by one of the towering humorists/cartoonists of the last 50-60 years. (Inventory #: 16260)
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