New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1954. Kurt Wiese. Stated First Edition. Hardcover. Stated First Edition. Octavo. Orange, cloth-covered boards with black design and lettering to front and spine. Sharp corners with just the tiniest evidence of rubbing. Top and bottom of spine show a bit of shelf-rubbing, and a wee bit of discoloration to top of spine. Edgewear to dustjacket and some fading to spine title. $3.00 price to top of front dustjacket flap. Last title on rear dustjacket panel is this one -- Freddy and the Men from Mars. Small bookseller (Vroman's) ticket to rear pastedown. Very Good Plus in Good Dustjacket. Item #86851
Walter Brooks was the originator of Mr. Ed the talking horse, which later was made into a television series.