New York: Coward-McCann, 1941, 1st printing nap; orange boards with green insert containing illustration of three dog houses on top board, on bottom a tree trunk with a hole showing nothing at all, white endpapers with green design and vignette of li. Picture Book hardback.
"Once upon a time there were three little orphan dogs. They were brothers. They lived in a far forgotten corner of an old forgotten farm in three forgotten kennels which stood there in a row." Little bright colored drawings on every spread, a very nice copy inside! Caldecott Honor.
CONDITION: Good without jacket; spine darkened and chipped, front board quite soiled, rear board clean, all pages are browning a bit on the edges, but completely unwrinkled and unmarked,and clean, (a couple of spots in the margins of three pages.). Item #17693