The Adventures of Monkey (Kurt Wiese Illustrations, Chinese Folk Tales)

New York: John Day Company, (1944). First American Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Rust colored cloth over boards, title stamped in black onto spine, character motif stamped in black onto upper board, small 8vo (7-3/4 inches tall), pp. 143, illustrations throughout by Kurt Weise. Volume with fade to top edges and spine tail from small chip in DJ, p.o. name and a tiny ink circle ffep, slight touch of toning to text block edges. Price-intact DJ - "$1.75"- has top corner of front flap trimmed (assume by publisher for removal of export pricing), light edge wear and a few short closed tears, tiny chips to flap edges, a shallow chip to head and a 1/4 inch chip to tail of spine. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #1108

An important work with illustrations by the illustrator of hundreds of children's books, including the 1928 first American edition of Bambi.

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