New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1957. Hard Cover. Very Good binding / near Very Good dust jacket. Item #6365
Octavo. 235 pp. First edition; first printing, inscribed and signed by Hale on the front free endpaper. Publisher's cloth-backed boards with dust jacket. Only light rubbing to the binding; a bit of spotting to the endpapers as well as a few of the early leaves; dust jacket is somewhat toned and with some loss to the top edge of the back panel; price intact on the front flap. Granddaughter of Unitarian minister Edward Everett Hale and daughter of American artist Philip Leslie Hale, Nancy Hale was was active from the 1930s to the 1980s and a frequent recipient of the the O. Henry Award for her short stories.