The Snow Baby (Signed by "The Snow Baby"). Josephine Diebitsch Peary.

The Snow Baby (Signed by "The Snow Baby")

New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1920. Decorative Cloth. INSCRIBED IN 1937 BY "THE SNOW BABY" HERSELF (MARIE AHNIGHITO PEARY) UNDER THE WONDERFUL FRONTISPIECE PHOTOGRAPH OF HER. A very solid copy to boot of the stated 14th printing (originally published in October 1901, this later printing circa 1920) of this children's tale of the early years of the world-famous daughter of arctic explorer Admiral Robert Peary and his wife Josephine. Tight and Near Fine in its decorative, navy-blue cloth, with oval pictorial onlay at the front panel. Former owner bookplate to the half-title, otherwise clean as could be internally. Quarto, evocative black-and-white plates thruout supplementing the mother's tender text. Near Fine. Item #17064

Price: $250.00

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