New York: Garden City Publishing Company, Inc., (1939) likely 1st; in white boards with a picture of a scared Willie and his shadow and green titles on front and back, green cloth wrapped spine, front endpaper has black paw prints running across it and back has Willie from behind staring over a fence; in jacket identical to boards, the back flap with an order form for a child to give to the bookseller with books for .50 to 1.00; 7.9x10.3"; np. Picture Book Hardback.
It's a cold rainy night, Willie needs a home and Tommy needs a kitten, and they almost missed each other.
CONDITION: Near Fine in Very Good jacket; attractive collector plate of Lucille Phillips Morrison Doll Lady, (and author of Lost Queen of Egypt) straight, tight, white clean boards, sharp corners and spine ends, tiny (1/32") indent on back, fresh white pages; in clipped jacket lightly toned around margins and spine, half inch creased tear on front and smaller chip on back, flecks to white in green spine and one tiny tear. Item #21419