New York: Simon and Schuster, 1959. Hilary KNIGHT. First Edition. Boards. First edition, first printing. 4to; [66pp] with 2 fold-out leaves with the Ancient Kremlin Medieval Citadel in a colored illustration; orange boards, title and 3 vignettes of Eloise by a lamppost stamped in black to front; color pictorial endpapers; color pictorial title page; text and illustrations every page in black and yellow; light sunning to top edge, spine tail sunned and starting; unclipped pictorial dust jacket with price of $3.75 to lower corner front flap, age-toning and light soiling, light damp-staining to top edge, chipping at spine; very good plus in very good dj. Very good + / very good. Item #1248
The fourth of the Eloise books by Catherine Louise Fink (1909-1998), whose pen-name was Kay Thompson. One more riotous adventure for the precocious little girl, Eloise, who lived at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. This time Eloise travels to Moscow during the time of the Cold War.