The Story of Ferdinand. First Edition in dust jacket

By: LEAF, Munro

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LEAF, Munro. The Story of Ferdinand. Illustrated by Robert Lawson. New York : The Viking Press, Publishers, (September) 1936. First Edition. "Printed in the United States of America". Pp [72], unpaginated. Large 8vo (185 x 211 mm), tan cloth, with art-illustrated pinkish-red paper-covered boards, with pinkish-red lettering to spine. With illustrated end-papers.

Wilbur Monroe Leaf, a.k.a. Munro Leaf) (b. December 4, 1905, Hamilton, Maryland – d. December 21, 1976, Garrett Park, Maryland).

Robert Lawson (b. October 4, 1892, New York City – d. May 27, 1957, Westport, Connecticut).

"Over in Spain most self-respecting young bulls want more than anything to be picked to fight at the bull fights in the great arenas. But not Ferdinand.

He preferred to sit quietly out under the tree, until his mother, 'who was a cow,' was really worried about him. Then one day five men came down from Madrid. That was the day that Ferdinand...

Well, this is the story of what happened to Ferdinand when he found himself in the middle of a vast area!"

Very good, tight & clean in unclipped dust jacket, with sections missing from head & foot of jacket's sunned spine. 3,500.00

Title: The Story of Ferdinand. First Edition in dust jacket

Author Name: LEAF, Munro

Location Published: Viking Press: 1936

Categories: 888

Seller ID: 117404

Keywords: literature children's bulls bull-fighting