Misty of Chincoteague

By: HENRY, Marguerite

Price: $585.00

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Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket

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A signed first edition (with publisher's 'A' to copyright page) of Marguerite Henry's much-admired story featuring the filly Misty. In the story, Misty was born to a wild horse from Chincoteague Island, Virginia but was cared for by a human family. This story is based on real-life palomino pinto also named Misty. Includes several black & white (and a few in color) illustrations by Wesley Dennis, with his color illustrations to endpapers. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with illustrations and titling in yellow to cover and spine. Dust jacket with Dennis image of Misty to cover. --- With charming ownership data inked to pg. 9 by a 10-1/2-year-old; and with mild discoloration to cloth and a little wear to cover edges, otherwise a sound copy lacking significant damages. Fair only dust jacket with plenty of chips and tears but is mostly intact and wrapped in removable archival mylar protector.; Tall Octavo - 9 to 10 in. tall; 175 pages; Signed by Author

Title: Misty of Chincoteague

Author Name: HENRY, Marguerite

Edition: First Edition

Location Published: Chicago, Rand McNally & Company: 1947

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket

Inscription: Signed by Author

Categories: Other

Stock No.: 86364