Garden City, New York: Doubleday Doran and Company, 1942.
First edition, first printing. Signed by Eudora Welty on the front free endpaper, inscribed to a former owner. A review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Near Fine, with offsetting to endsheets, and light soiling/scuffing to bottom edge of boards. In a Near Fine dust jacket with publisher's price intact, light wear to spine ends, toning, offsetting to blank verso. A lovely copy. The author's loose retelling of a Brothers Grimm fairy tale, set against a Southern backdrop. Item #180829001