The High World.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. While the Austrian-born American painter and writer also wrote for adults, he is best known for his children's books, notably the Madeline series (one of which, Madeline's Rescue, won the 1954 Caldecott Award). A very handsome copy of one of his rather scarce volumes. Fine in Near Fine- DJ. Item #1064 Tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows one small, closed tear, light shelf/edge wear (mostly focused at head and heel of spine), price clipped, else bright and clean. Dark orange cloth boards, white ink lettering, blue ink decorative elements, pictorial endpapers. 8vo. 113pp. Illus. (color and b/w plates).