New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1955), 1st "A"; green cloth boards with Duchess, in red jacket with the Duchess, the green castle and all the little children; 8.2x10.2", np. Picture Book hardback.
" A long time ago there lived over the waters / A Duchess, a Duke, and their family of daughters / Madeleine..." and 12 more! Delightful. Long, older copy of interesting local news article from when Kahl returned to the US laid in,. SIGNED on title page.
CONDITION: Very Good in Good Plus jacket; no names, straight, tight, top corners and spine ends worn through to card, no fading on spine despite jacket chip (which is also a 1st); crisp and fresh inside; in lightly toned jacket with 1" loss to spine top affecting author name continuing to 1" torn flap, half inch torn flap at bottom; unclipped 2.00. Item #22480