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Knight, Eric
LASSIE COME-HOME. CHICAGO: THE JOHN C WINSTON COMPANY, 1940
LOT SOLD. 250 GBP
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Knight, Eric
LASSIE COME-HOME. CHICAGO: THE JOHN C WINSTON COMPANY, 1940
LOT SOLD. 250 GBP
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Knight, Eric
LASSIE COME-HOME. CHICAGO: THE JOHN C WINSTON COMPANY, 1940
8vo (217 x 150mm.), FIRST EDITION, illustrated by Marguerite Kirmse, colour pictorial frontispiece, various black and white illustrations throughout, original orange cloth with illustration of Lassie on upper board printed in black and white, illustrated map endpapers, DUST-JACKET, previous ownership inscription in ink on front free endpaper, minor browning, dust-jacket worn with tears at extremities, some loss at top left corner of front, adhesive tape repair, bumped
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Catalogue Note

First edition of the novel which inspired the celebrated 1943 MGM film (starring canine actor Pal), generally regarded as one of the greatest 'tear-jerkers' in cinematic history.

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