WONDERFUL WORLD OF AUNT TUDDY, by J.Gury & H.Knight - 1958 [Signed 1st Ed]


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The Wonderful World of Aunt Tuddy 

by Jeremy Gury

illustrated by Hilary Knight

TRUE FIRST Edition, SIGNED and Inscribed by author on dedication page. New York: Random House Inc., 1958.

Hardback is in VERY GOOD- condition with GOOD DJ.

  • Volume exhibits mild to moderate overall wear and aging.
  • Color illustrated covers show overall light scuffing and toning as well as mild edgewear with some toning along edges.
  • Spine has black and colored text on green background and is mildly faded with some rubbing to ends.
  • Binding is secure.
  • Interior displays minimal commensurate toning.
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks. 
  • Text block edges show commensurate toning.
  • DJ is wrapped in Mylar and backed with archival paper, and looks well despite notable damage and chipping. (See below)
  • DJ is not price-clipped.
  • DJ is toned with some darkening on upper half of front and edges.
  • DJ displays overall edgewear with chipping at corners, spine ends and along edges (including a 0.5" x 0.75" chip to foot and a 0.5" x 0.5" chip to upper edge) as well as a 1" closed tear to lower edge of front and chipping. (See photos)
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • SC20190501

Pages not numbered. Approx. 64 pages. 8.5 x 11.25 inches.

Discover the funny and entertaining world of Aunt Tuddy her seven cats, amazing tree, and big house. While Aunt Tuddy is sometimes at odds with the staff of the Department Store, she also befriends the children that play in the nearby lot and helps their team, and buys great gifts for those around her - among other things. Knight's illustrations bring to life Gury's amusing verse as are narrated, one after the other in a colorful succession, the incredible adventures of Aunt Tuddy.

Lavishly illustrated with the colorful drawings of Hilary Knight. Text is in rhyming verse.

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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