New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1945.
Illustrated by Rafaello Busoni. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. Item #12694
Light tone, otherwise light wear; Dust Jacket 1" chip, 1/2" tears with creasing, light rub, light wear. Solid hardcover. ; INSCRIBED by author on front free endpaper, March 1946. "Why is it so dark in the valley? I want the stars down there, too. That's my wish." The story tells how the Princess Bettina's wish came true." Delightful First Edition, First Printing, in Dust Jacket of this modern fairy tale. ;  pages; Signed by Author.