HANDFORTH, THOMAS. HANDFORTH,THOMAS. MEI LI. NY: Doubleday Doran 1938 (1938). Folio (9 1/4 x 12 1/4"), orange cloth, near Fine in VG dust wrapper (not price clipped, no medal, small piece off top of spine, frayed at bottom, two small closed tears). Stated 1st edition. WINNER OF THE SECOND CALDECOTT AWARD! This is a Chinese tale set in Peiping where Handforth lived. It features beautiful black and white lithographs by him on every page. THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY HANDFORTH and comes from the collection of Marian Young (signed by her), a prominent librarIan and member of the Caldecott Award Selection Committee.
(Inventory #: 38856)
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