Boston, Mass: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1967. Pauline Baynes. Second Printing. Hardcover. 16mo, 4.5 x 6.75 in., pp. 62. Illustrated with nine full-page ink drawings by Pauline Baynes. Green boards with dark green design to front and gold title on dark green panels to spine. Previous owner's inscription on front free endpaper. Very light rubbing to dustjacket's cover and lower spine. Faded stain on the "M" of "Smith." Price on dustjacket has been inked out. Near Fine / Very Good Plus. Item #85591
"The story of Smith of Wootton Major follows the lkines laid down by the author in his definition of the qualities peculiarlyo exemplifi9ed by the fairy story: fantasy, recovery, escape, consolation. They are all there and with them 'the piercing glimpse of joy'. " (front flap, dustjacket).