Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1944, stated 1st; black cloth spine, paper boards with large boy in Scandinavian sweater playing with airplanes, endpapers with little airplanes flying through blue skies, in jacket identical t. Picture Book hardback.
Per grows up to learn to fly and to fight the enemy. The d'Aulaire's interpretation of WW II.
CONDITION: Very Good in Good Plus jacket; 1944 gift inscription, slight bend, bottom edges worn to card; tight with clean, flat pages, in jacket with 2.25 wide chip at spine top affecting text, 1" chip at bottom, 1.5" tear on flap crease, small chips at bottom corners and other light edgewear; unclipped 2.50. Large book may require extra postage. Item #21667