Peter and Prue
New York and Chicago: Rand McNally & Co., 1924. Illustrated by Harold Gaze. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth Hardcover with paste-on illustration.
Publisher's cloth with bordered color paste-on; 7.5 inches tall; 258 pages with decorated endpages. Color plates; b/w full page and in-text drawings by Harold Gaze.
The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear with a scuff with loss in the upper left corner of the paste-on. Lacking the front free endpage; Spine modestly darkened; touch of rubbed corners.
Good / No Dust Jacket As Issued. Item #16915
A fairy fantasy with a bit of Greek mythology illustrated by Gaze with 5 beautiful color plates (incl. cover) and numerous b/w drawings. Gaze was a New Zealand artist in the tradition of Ida Rentoul Outhwaite. The author Mary Donahey was the wife of the creator of the Teenie Weenies.