nice color illustrations. a very good copy in original dark yellow cloth with green stamped spine and color lacking the d.j. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Lost Zoo: (A Rhyme for the Young, But ...
Publisher: Harper & Bros
Publication Date: 1940
Book Description Harper, NY, 1940. First Edition. 8vo, pp. 72. Illustrated in color by Charles Sebree. Yellow cloth. Edges of cover scuffed, edges and endpapers little browned, but a VG tight copy in chipped and browned dj. Seller Inventory # 53240
Book Description Harper & Brothers, New York and London, 1940. First Edition. Stated First edition in good slightly chipped jacket, very good with slight shelf wear, very slight soiling. Seller Inventory # 026523
Book Description Harper & Brothers, New York, NY, 1940. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+. First Edition.. Has scarce jacket with $2.50 price. 1st Printing. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Jacket has edge wear, tears, missing chips. 72 pages. Poems with beautiful color drawings of animals. A very charming fantasy told in verse except for its prologue and epilogue which are in prose. The title page says it was written by Christopher Cat and Countee P. Cullen. The prologue explains that Chris is Mr. Cullen's pet cat. 'Some of the children I was teaching had read of my work and wanted to become better acquainted with it. However, most of it was too far over their heads for them to be able to appreciate it. They asked me to write something that they could understand. The Lost Zoo is the result.'. Seller Inventory # 100202