Methuen Children's Books. London.,1974.
FIRST COLOUR EDITION. Large 8vo (9.5 x 6.4 inches). Originally published in 1928, uncoloured, Shepard coloured his own line illustrations for this edition. A fine clean copy in fine leather binding of recent full dark green morocco, spine with five raised bands, the compartments ruled, decorated, and lettered in gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards. Top edge gilt. Colour map endapers bound in at front, but with the outer top corner cut off about 1 inch in(just touching the "e" of To North Pole). Overall a lovely copy of this classic.:.