The Lonely Ones by William Steig foreword by Wolcott Gibbs (1942) hardcover book

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William Steig foreword by Wolcott Gibbs - The Lonely Ones

New York: Duell Sloan and Pearce, 1942. Hardcover. 12mo. Beige boards with red illustration/lettering. Profusely illustrated. 102pp. Fair condition. General wear to corners/spine/covers/edges of boards. Binding is slightly rolled with very minor separation of textblock from spine. Scratching, toning, discoloration, rubbing, and foxing to textblock edge/inner boards/ pages of text. Various misc. inscriptions to illustrated pictures (as pictured). Previous bookstore price written in pencil to upper edge of final rear endpaper. Dust jacket is housed in protective plastic, is not price clipped, and is in good condition. Sun-fading and smudging to dust jacket spine. Minor chipping at dust jacket edge.

A delightfully dark illustrated book.

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