New York: Dutton, 1934. First Edition. Cloth. 8vo. Cloth. 340 pp.
Signed on limitation page. Lacks dust jacket. Significant sunning to cloth as well as mild wear to edges. Damp stain on rear cover. Tight and clean.
This is a limited edition (no. 573 of 735 copies printed) first edition of Powers' second book. Power was a highly influential children's librarian who pioneered the Book Caravan (precursor to the Bookmobile), among many other achievements. She was an outspoken feminist and civil rights activist as well, spending her entire career in racially diverse neighborhoods and was an early advocate for and friend to Langston Hughes. This book is intended as a resource for children's storytellers. Good. Item #2454