The Sea is Blue. Written and Illustrated by Marie A. Lawson.
1946 · New York
by Lawson, Marie A.
New York: The Junior Literary Guild, 1946. First Edition. Octavo, grey illus. cloth (hardcover),  pp. Near-Fine, with hints of rubbing along edges & faint foxing (age darkened spotting). Timothy Daniel Burney was, on the whole, very happy. He had no father and no mother, but he had never had them, save so briefly, and had been without them so long, it was all very vague and dim...But he loved Uncle Captain Burney with so absorbing a passion, and he so loved the little house they lived in, with its ship’s clock with its bells that were such good company; with its great cobwebs of nets and of tackle, its mysterious charts, its comasses, that most of the time he was not lonely or forlorn at all. Besides, he had a boat all his own... (Inventory #: 13245scs)