New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. , 1-428 pp. Beige cloth with green lettering and a green decoration on the front board, green lettering on the spine. Tan endpapers and pastedowns. Price of $2.50 on the front flap of the dust jacket. Illustrated with several in-text decorations by Edward Shenton. Ahearn APG 003a. Baumgarten 180. Rawlings' best-known and most beloved novel, the story of a young boy and the deer he takes in as his pet. The book explores Jody's world in Florida: his family, his neighbors, and the experiences he has of growing up in a rural area. Very Good / Very Good. Item #000010936
Joints browned, the spine and boards show foxing; jacket with a small closed tear and a spot of fading to the front panel.