Lassie Come Home

By: Knight, Eric

Price: $125.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Boards a bit rubbed & soiled, top corner worn through at tip. 1940 Hard Cover. vii, 248 pp. 8vo. Color frontispiece and black & white illustrations by Marguerite Kirmse, well-known for her depictions of dogs. Inspiration for the 1943 film starring Roddy McDowall, which led to a series of seven. The character of Lassie was originally introduced in short pieces Knight wrote for The Saturday Evening Post beginning in 1938. The name Lassie has become synonymous with the distinctive look of the rough collie.

Title: Lassie Come Home

Author: Knight, Eric

Illustrator: Kirmse, Marguerite

Categories: Classics, Books to Film, Vintage, Modern First Editions,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: The John C. Winston Company: 1940

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 1953121

Keywords: CHILDREN DOGS FICTION SCOTLAND CHILDREN,