"JUST ABOUT PERFECT, AND JUST MAGICAL IN THE WAY IT IS DONE" (EUDORA WELTY)
WHITE, E.B. Charlotte's Web. New York: Harper & Brothers, (1952). Octavo, original beige cloth, pictorial endpapers, original dust jacket.
First edition of one of the most delightful and beloved children's books of the 20th century, a cornerstone of any collection of modern children's literature.
The most celebrated of White's three children's books, "Charlotte's Web is rightly regarded as a modern classic" (Connolly, 322-23). With numerous endearing illustrations by Garth Williams. Anderson, 6. Costen 11941. Books of the Century, 210.
Text clean. Cloth fine. Dust jacket with light toning to spine, short closed tear to spine foot. A lovely copy in very nearly fine condition.