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THE WHITE DEER.

by THURBER, James. (FREEMAN, Don)

Condition: Front flyleaf and pastedown moderately, unevenly tanned (offsetting from newspaper article, text and illustrations otherwise fre


THURBER, James. THE WHITE DEER. Illustrated by the Author and Don Freeman. New York:: Harcourt, Brace and Company,, 1945. First edition [Bowden A16]. . Front flyleaf and pastedown moderately, unevenly tanned (offsetting from newspaper article, text and illustrations otherwise fresh and clean), else a near fine, bright copy in very good dust jacket; pictorial jacket (with color illustration by Don Freeman on front panel) has tiny chip on spine, two long tears on rear panel (at upper fold of flap and at upper edge of spine fold), with one small, creased tear at lower edge of rear panel, else jacket is quite fresh and bright. . Octavo, cloth, 115 pages, illustrated by James Thurber and Don Freeman (including four full-page color plates by Don Freeman).

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.


  • Bookseller: Waiting for Godot Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 77998
  • Title: THE WHITE DEER.
  • Author: THURBER, James. (FREEMAN, Don)
  • Book condition: Front flyleaf and pastedown moderately, unevenly tanned (offsetting from newspaper article, text and illustrations otherwise fre
  • Edition: First edition [Bowden A16].
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company,
  • Place: New York:
  • Date published: 1945


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