New York: Longmans, Green & Co., 1928. First Edition. Small Quarto, 298 pages; VG; in publisher's original orange boards, rebacked with new black spine with orange lettering and corners, original spine loose within; Inscribed on free blank with elaborate calligraphy with original silhouette illustration of a man with a cane and bag pasted next to the inscription; scarce with the silhouette; shelved case 14.
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The Pigtail of Ah Lee Ben Loo with Seventeen other Laughable Tales and 200 Comical Silhouettes is a collection of fairy tales and short stories, some in verse, which take place variously in China, Persia, Europe, and America. It was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1929, the eighth year of the Awards.;