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The Secret River.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition (with "A" on title page), signed by Weisgard on ffep. Published posthumously, it is understood that she and her editor held back publishing it hoping to expand it into a larger work. Richly illustrated by Weisgard, the story is lovely in its own right and was Rawlings only true "children's" book. Quite rare as Weisgard did not sign a great number of books; a very handsome copy. Fine in Very Good DJ. Minimal shelf/edge wear, artist's signature on ffep, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows very minor shelf/edge wear, hint of toning at spine, small closed tear at rear of head, else bright and clean. Brown cloth boards, white ink lettering and pictorial elements, brown paper leaves. Small 8vo. np. Illus. (black and white ink plates). Item #4048

Price: $950.00