Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1952. 27.5x22.5cm: [41pp]. Later printing. Bound in black cloth over color illustrated paper boards. Color illustrated endpapers show a map of Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, and Kansas. Illustrated dust jacket with $2.75 on inside flap. Light rubbing to edges, crease to paper on rear board, and bumped spine and corners. Dust jacket has small tears along edges, a chipped spine, and a larger tear to the front. There are also pen markings to the front and offset markings and a little foxing to the inside. Very Good in a Good dust jacket.
Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire are known for their contribution to the Golden Age of picture books featuring European mythologies and American historical figures. Their use of stone lithography gave their illustrations vibrant colors and the look of being originals. The Parin d’Aulaires won the 1940 Caldecott Medal for Abraham Lincoln.