New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1945. F. ROJANKOVSKY. Boards. 8vo; [32pp]; color pictorial peach colored boards; color pictorial endpapers; b&w illustrated title page with “Merry Christmas 1945” gift inscription on upper right; illustrations both b&w and color; light rubbing to board edges; unclipped color pictorial dust jacket, ad for Peter Pan on rear flap, light rippling on rear, light scuffing; near fine in very good plus dj. Near fine / very good +. Item #996
An adaptation of Andersen’s classic story, this book is illustrated by 1956 Caldecott Medal winner, Feodor Stepanovich "Rojan" Rojankovsky (1891-1970). Rojankovsky’s art career started in his homeland of Russia, now Latvia, after military service it continued in the Ukraine, then Paris, and onto NYC at the start of WWII.