Lightfoot the Deer (Burgess Quaddies Green Forest Series Book 1)

By: Burgess, Thornton W. [Waldo]

Price: $250.00  $200.00

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1925 printing. Near fine in fair to good jacket. Inscribed & signed by author on title page ('Your story friend, Thornton W. Burgess 1926.'). This inscription is typical of Burgess, and therefore likely this was not inscribed to a friend of his. Nonetheless, signed copies of Burgess's early works are rather uncommon, especially in original jackets. Ink name on front endpaper, jacket stained & toned with minor loss from corners.Good. 1921 Hard Cover. viii, 205, [2] pp. 8vo. The first book in Burgess's Green Forest Series. Color illustration mounted on front board (repeated on front jacket panel), color frontispiece and 7 color plates in text by Harrison Cady. Peter Rabbit meets Lightfoot, a deer that wanders onto the meadow. Burgess became well known for his anthropomorphic animal stories, as well as his efforts as a conservationist.

Title: Lightfoot the Deer (Burgess Quaddies Green Forest Series Book 1)

Author: Burgess, Thornton W. [Waldo]

Illustrator: Cady, Harrison

Categories: Classics, Vintage, Signed,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1921

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2140934