The White Stag SIGNED KATE SEREDY 1937 Newbery Medal ~ Hungarian Magyar Mythology in Dust Jacket


Title: The White Stag

Author: Kate Seredy

Description: Signed by Seredy on half-title page. Second printing (May 1938). Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and stag illustration stamped in blind on front cover. Some darkening to cloth along top edge of front cover. Handsome bookplate on flyleaf opposite half-title. Interior is clean and unmarked. Dust jacket has Newbery Medal on front cover; chipping and color-wear around the head of spine; some minor wear to corners; a couple small tears to top edge of front panel; not price clipped ($2.00); in a clear archival sleeve. 94, [1] pages. 9 x 7 inches.

Written and illustrated by the Hungarian-born Kate Seredy (1899-1975). It was awarded the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature and received the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award. A mythical retelling of the migration of the Huns and Magyars from Asia to Europe.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Viking Press
Place: New York
Year: 1937

Keywords: Newbery Medal, Lewis Carroll Shelf Award, children's, illustrated, Hungarian authors, Hungarian mythology,

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