New York: Harper and Brothers, (1947) early, no subsequent titles mentioned, # 6583; yellow grey, and black illustrated boards, black cloth spine, with little girl reaching out to the horse, full endpaper spreads with the squirrel and the girl gazing. Picture Book hardback.
A poetic fantasy of "a time in the world before anyone knew anyone else" The little girl thought she remembered something so she wandered through the world trying to tell the animals who she was. Quite a long MWB story, beautifully interpreted by Marc Simont.
CONDITION: Good Plus without jacket; small gift inscription fep, clean and straight, evidence of moisture on back board margin, showing on plain back of rear free endpaper. We include a remnant of the jacket, with flap text and $1.75 price. Item #22552