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The White Deer

by Thurber, James (Don Freeman illus.)

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Harcourt Brace and Company. Good with no dust jacket. 1945. First Edition. Hard Cover. Green boards have a water stain area on the upper spine corner, extends about 2" into the book, affects the boards but not the paper. A little darkening from age, previous owner bookplate on first pastedown. Spine ends and corners slightly bumped. Otherwise very nice. Full of Mr. Thurber's illustrations including 4 center color illustrations. .

Here is a Thurber world of enchanted deer and seven-headed dragons, of wizards and witches, of riddles and spells, of false love and true. It is the story of a beautiful princess, transformed from a deer, who assigns each of three princes a perilous labor to perform in order to win her hand. Drawings by the Author.




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