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    Caspar Weinberger's Copy,
    With an Original Signed Drawing by Jamie Wyeth

    [Jamie Wyeth, illustrator]. Betsy James Wyeth. The Stray. With an Original Drawing by Jamie Wyeth. New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, [1979].

    First edition. Inscribed to Jane Weinberger and signed by both Jamie and Betsy Wyeth; with an original drawing by Jamie Wyeth. Square octavo. 158 pages. Juvenile.

    Publisher's gilt-stamped orange cloth. The price-clipped dust jacket has a crease to the front flap and a couple of closed tears to rear panel. With Caspar W. Weinberger's bookplate. Fine.

    Artist Jamie Wyeth (b. 1946), son of painter Andrew Wyeth and grandson of illustrator N. C. Wyeth, collaborated with his mother on this charming children's book. His delightful original inked drawing of an animated pig, with red, blue, and yellow highlights, graces the half-title page. Inscribed to the wife of Caspar Weinberger, President Ronald Reagan's Secretary of Defense.

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