ELEANOR ROOSEVELT'S BELOVED CHRISTMAS STORY FOR CHILDREN
ROOSEVELT, Eleanor. Christmas. A Story. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1940. Square 12mo, original pictorial boards, pictorial endpapers, original dust jacket. $400.
First edition of First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt's heartwarming story, with six full-page illustrations by Fritz Kredel, in colorful original dust jacket.
This Christmas story for children by the First Lady relates the tale of a special Christmas Eve in a war-torn land. "The times are so serious," she writes in her preface, "that even children should be made to understand that there are vital differences in people's beliefs which lead to differences in behavior." With "First edition" on copyright page. Gift inscription.
Book fine; light edge-wear to colorful near-fine dust jacket.