All About the Arctic and Antarctic (First Edition)

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Price: $100.00
Illustrator: Armstrong Sperry
Format: Hardcover
Edition: First Edition
Year: 1957

SPERRY, Armstrong. All About the Arctic and Antarctic.    Written and illustrated by Armstrong Sperry. NY: Random House [1957]. 8vo, 147pp. Light grey boards pictorially stamped in black and blue; top edge red. Two-color pictorial endpapers; many two-color illustrations. A tight copy, minutely cocked, slight discoloration to internal hinges, some pages showing faint evidence of erased pencil underlining, in original color pictorial dust jacket (light edge wear, rear panel and flap lightly foxed).

First edition. From the library of Newbery Medalist, Nancy Willard, with her name written in pencil on the front free endpaper. The 20th title in the “Allabout” series and the first to be written by Newbery Medalist Armstrong Sperry. A wonderful non-fiction reference book from the mid-20th century detailing life in the Arctic and Antarctic regions. $100

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