Sandman's Forest


Author: Louis Dodge

Illustrator: Paul Bransom

DODGE, Louis. The Sandman's Forest. A Story for Large Persons to Read to Small Persons. Illustrated by Paul Bransom. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1918. 12mo, x 293pp. Olive green cloth stamped in gilt, brown, white and black. Two-color pictorial endpapers; 6 full-color plates. A bright, internally clean copy, with slight rubbing and bumping to board edges, slight sunning, cracking and rubbing to spine, bearing previous owner's inscription on verso of half title.

First edition. The adventures of 5-year-old Giddy as he is brought to the fantastical world of the Sandman's Forest and interacts with the talking animals that live there. Wonderfully brought to life by Paul Bransom's spectacular full-color plates.