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    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. The Little Prince. New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, [1943].

    First edition in English. Square octavo. 91 pages. Translated from the French by Katherine Woods. Illustrations by the author.

    Publisher's salmon cloth with red-stamped lettering. Cloth is worn along the fore-edge of the rear board - three-quarters of an inch of the actual board is visible. Small stain, measuring approximately one-quarter of an inch in diameter, on front free endpaper, with faint bleedthrough to half-title page. Minimal darkening to spine. Lightly rubbed and tanned dust jacket shows light sun-fading to rear panel and is chipped along lower quarter of both fore-edges. The number "2084" is rubber stamped to right corner of front flap. First edition points: jacket has the $2.00 price and the Fourth Avenue address on front flap; book contains the five-line colophon. A very good copy in dust jacket.


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