Parrish, Peggy. Illustrated by Fritz Siebel.
New York, NY: Harper & Row, 1963. First edition, first printing Thin octavo (standard size). Dj and boards have light wear to edges, more so at corners and head and heel of spine. Back cover of dj has slight wrinkling and some scuffing to lower right corner. Lower corner of first flap is clipped but codes 40-80 and 0963 remain, and the $1.95 price remains on upper corner. Small dent in lower edge of front board. Former child owner's name in her handwriting on flyleaf, and a shorter version opposite half-title. No edition statement of any kind on copyright page, which notes 1963 as the copyright date for both text and pictures. 5 other books "you will also enjoy" are listed on the back board and rear cover of dj. An uncommon copy of the first book in a beloved children's series about a literal-minded maid who generally saves the day with a tasty pie or cake. Very Good in Good dust jacket Hardcover w/ pictorial boards (Item ID: 12344)