Copyright date 1947, second edition, first printing. Black cover over boards with guilt lettering on the spine pictorial illustrated sheet glued on the front spine. Illustrated inside covers front and Back. Illustrated throughout by Jessie Wilcox Smith. No tears, bent pages, nor any writing. No Dust Jacket. Shelf wear to the edges and to the head and toe of the spine are minor with very light bumps to the head and toe of the spine. Text remains bright and clean, binding is secure.