1939 Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi | Antique Children's Book by Books, Inc. | Illustrated by Louise Beacon | Original Pinocchio Story
A beautiful and rare FIRST EDITION copy of Pinocchio with its original dust jacket published in 1939 by Books, Inc. out of Boston, MA. Illustrated by Louise Beacon with black & white illustrations throughout. This is the original children's novel written by Carlo Collodi on which Disney based its now-classic animated movie.
And note the extraordinary illustration on the dust jacket!
• Written by Carlo Collodi
• 252 page linen hardcover with dust jacket
• Ethereal dust jacket illustration
• Published by Books, Inc., 1939
• FIRST EDITION
• Measures 8 1/4 " x 5 1/2"
• In very good condition
• Binding is nice and tight
• Dust jacket has a lot of creases and tears along the edges as expected with age (see photographs)
• A bit of wear on the cover along the corners and edges
• Pages have yellowed but otherwise are in great shape - no marks or tears
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