Item #16426 Hurdy-Gurdy Holiday. Leah Gale.
/Barbara Latham, illustrator.

Hurdy-Gurdy Holiday.

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1943, stated 1st printing; grey cloth backed paper pictorial boards with full litho of organ grinder and his monkey sitting on a city stoop, endpapers ivory with orange-red bordered collage of shop signs, lithographs with oranges and pinks throughout; in jacket identical to boards, 9.7x12.2; np. Picture Book hardback.

In a colourful city neighborhood of many immigrant cultures lived an organ grinder and his monkey. Tony "borrowed" Frisca the monkey just for a little while, but Frisca escaped and ran wildly in and out of stores and hospitals and wash lines.

CONDITION: Very Good in Good jacket; very clean and crisp; extrems rubbed with very bumped and worn bottom corners, in jacket with 2x 3/4" chip affecting text, 3 half inch chips on back, 1/8" missing from spine ends, 1 1/2" tear; unclipped 1.50. Item #16426

Price: $110.00

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