New York: T.Y. Crowell, 1909. 1st. Original cloth. First edition thus. 8vo. xiii, 181pp. 8 color plates (including frontispiece). Translated by Joseph Walker. Yellow cloth covered boards; black, red, and white illustration to front board and spine; red titles to front board and spine; in original illustrated dust jacket. Book is in very good condition (minor wear to extremities, more so to spine ends and corners; light staining' slight leaning to spine) in a good dust jacket (creases and wear to extremities; rear cover separated at spine rear joint; triangle piece missing upper spine; 3" bottom spine missing just below author name; chipping to extremities). A reprint of this children's classic story in which a woodcarver named Geppetto in a village near Florence creates a wooden puppet who dreams of becoming a real boy. Pinocchio is known for having a short nose that becomes longer when he is under stress, especially when he is lying.
(Inventory #: 16799)
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