Boston: The Houghton Mifflin Company, The Riverside Press, 1954, 1st printing, tp sd; red boards with grey titles and picture of a mule, white endpapers with red horizontal strips and mule silhouettes, in blue wrap-around jacket with primary colour p. Picture Book hardback.
How Droopy the sometimes stubborn mule rescued Joe from the pond and kept his ears straight up from then on. Wonderful mule and dog characters from an author who truly loves animals.
CONDITION: Near Fine in Very Good jacket; no names or other marks, tight, clean pages; in generally clean jacket with a not unattractive large (2") pale spot on back, rubbed extrems and spine; half inch tear on back and a couple of tiny tears; unclipped 2.50. Item #20938