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Philadelphia: David McKay, 1931. Illustrations by the author. Introduction by George C. Harvey. 59 pages. Slim 8vo, original pictorial boards, now re-backed in plain burgundy cloth. Philadelphia: David McKay, 1931. Boards are quite edgeworn and rear free endpaper is torn out; several pages with closed tears in margins. Overall a good copy.
Buffalo: Berger Publishing Co., 1905. Written in verse and illustrated with 6 amusing chromolithographs and 16 b/w images in the text. Slim 12mo, color pictorial boards (minor scuffing on covers and wear along backstrip, but still quite solid). Buffalo, New York: Berger Publishing Co., (no date, circa 1905). Scarce. A very good or better copy copy of this charming children's tale -- essentially the story of Robinson Crusoe but featuring "Jumbo" the elephant.
New York: Macmillan, 1930. Unpaginated, with many accomplished color illustrations, 8vo, yellow cloth with black title; cover with crayon markings pencil marks and stains, with spine re-backed in black. Stains and some small repairs. New York: Macmillan Company, 1930. First edition. A good (-) copy. A boys parents give him a pennywhistle as a present that only plays one note. His quest to find more notes leads him through the jungle, listening to the birds and and animals learning their.....
Boston: Little Brown, 1991. Edited by Cornell Capa & Richard Whelan. Profusely illustrated with black & white photos. 167 pages. Square 4to, gray cloth, dust wrapper. Boston: Little Brown, (1991). A fine copy, with lengthy inscription from editor Richard Wheelan to fellow authors Shirley Hazzard & Francis Steegmuller.
Parma: Franco Maria Ricci, 1975. Edited by Guido Almansi, notes by Brassai and Helmut Gernsheim. 41 tipped in sepia-toned photographs. 213 pages on hand-made paper, folio, black silk with gilt lettering and photograph mounted on the front cover, cloth slipcase; slight fading to spine. Parma: Franco Maria Ricci, 1975. A fine copy in a near fine slipcase. One of 3000 numbered copies signed by Franco Maria Ricci.