NY: Harper & Brothers, (1945). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Original gray cloth with cover design blocked in orange and dark green, octavo, 131 pp. White on green pictorial endpapers. Minor spotting to covers, else very good in jacket with overall toning to paper, nearly 2-inch chip at top of jacket spine (taking away most of "Stuart"). Item #22084
First printing of this classic children's story. First edition stated on copyright page with publisher's printing codes "10-5" and "I-U" above and below edition statement.