New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1940. Attractive copy of the d'Aulaire's award-winning childrens book, chronicling the early life of our nation's 16th President. Winner of the Caldecott Medal in 1940 - the third book to gain that distinction. Item #3369
Second Printing. Quarto (31.5cm); illustrated paper-covered boards and blue cloth backstrip; map endpapers; dustjacket; pp; illus. Elegantly signed by the author-illustrators on the copyright page. Pinpoint wear to lower board edges, else a fresh, Fine copy. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.00), with Caldecott Medal sticker on front panel; some trivial wear to extremities, with a few short, closed tears to rear panel; a bright, Near Fine example.