New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1928. First Thus. First edition illustrated by Rackham, published only in America. Original tan, pictorially stamped, cloth. Octavo (8 1/4 x 5 7/8 in; 209 x 150 mm). Collating . 80, , [3, blank]. Title page, frontispiece and two full page illustrations in rose and greenish-blue, twenty-six black and white drawings. A remarkably fresh, clean, and exceptionally Fine copy.
"The text is printed on a poor and brittle paper, so it is a difficult title to find in good condition" (Riall). Brown's admired tale of a queen and her doll.
Latimore and Haskell 63. Hudson 171. Riall 163. (Item #3714)