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Puppies For Keeps
Cost: $450
#40693

“LUCKY, TERRY, MOUSE, AND SUGARPLUM…”: FIRST EDITION OF PUPPIES FOR KEEPS

LATHROP, Dorothy P. Puppies for Keeps. New York: Macmillan, 1943. Square octavo, original brown cloth, original dust jacket. $450.

First edition, delightfully illustrated by Lathrop.

Dorothy P. Lathrop was the first Caldecott Medal recipient in 1938 and went on to illustrate nearly 50 children’s books in her long career, 18 of which she also wrote.

Book fine; dust jacket very nearly so, with only light rubbing at extremities. Scarce.