SIGNED BY MUNRO LEAF AND ROBERT LAWSON
LEAF, Munro. Wee Gillis. Illustrated by Robert Lawson. New York: Viking Press, 1938. Slim octavo, original burlap-covered boards, original paper labels. $600.
Limited first edition, one of 525 copies signed by the author and the illustrator.
This fable of the boy who plays the biggest bagpipes in Scotland was named a Caldecott Honor Book in 1939. It was the second collaboration between Leaf and Lawson, coming three years after their classic Ferdinand. Without original slipcase.
Slight darkening to extremities. Fine condition.