With an Original Color Drawing Inscribed and Signed by H. A. Rey

    H. A. Rey. Find the Constellations. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, [1956]. Second printing. With an original color drawing (in black pen, and yellow & green pencil) by H. A. Rey on the front free endpaper, showing a child gazing through a telescope at yellow highlighted stars in a green sky (finding constellations!). The drawing is inscribed and signed by the author/illustrator, "To Eleanor J. West / with best regards! / H A Rey / Waterville Valley, August 11, 1959." Octavo. 72 pages. Publisher's yellow cloth with blue titles. Original pictorial dust jacket. Minor shelf wear to the boards. Lightly bumped corners. Text is very clean. Minor soiling and staining to jacket panels. Significant chipping to the jacket edges. Spine spilt approximately three-quarters from bottom to top, with some loss. A very good copy in a somewhat tattered jacket, with a marvelous original color drawing apropos of the title and contents of the book.

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