The Little House, Virginia Lee Burton
First edition, first printing of Burton's beloved children's classic, winner of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1943. True first printing as denoted by 1942 on both the copyright page and the title page.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1942. Publisher's original blue cloth, illustrated endpapers, lacking the rare dust jacket; pp. (iv), 40. An about good copy. Binding remains sturdy, shelfwear and fraying to spine ends and board corners, bump to spine heel, spine sunned, a few light stains to boards, internally quite clean. An appreciated copy of this rare first printing.