I Will Adventure
Gray, Elizabeth Janet. Illustrated by Corydon Bell

New York, NY Viking Press 1962 First edition Tall octavo. Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards. Spine of dj a bit faded. Head and heel of spine slightly bumped. SIGNED by the author on the half title page. A story of a boy on his own in Shakespeare's England. Gray (1902 - 1999) was a professional librarian, winner of the Newbery Medal for her book ADAM OF THE ROAD in 1943, and was a private tutor and life-long friend to Japanese Crown Prince Akihito. Corydon Bell (1894 - 1980) was an North Carolina author as well as an illustrator who often worked with his wife Thelma. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Hardcover (Item ID: 11433)


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