New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1941. First Edition. black taped spine, green pictorial boards, edges frayed, pictorial end pages, school library stamps front paste down, owner sticker on front paste down, school stamp on title page, copyright page states, "The drawings for this book were lithographed directly on stone by the artists and the book was printed in five colors by George C. Miller," pages have smudges around edges, one page has a bottom corner missing. Known for their vibrant and imaginative interpretations of Scandinavian folklore, Greek and Norse mythology, and American history, the books of Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire have entertained readers for more than seventy-five years. Good. Item #5557900
Considered to be one of the finest works of Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire, children and adults alike will delight in the adventures of Leif the Lucky, son of Erik the Red, who “sailed with his father to Greenland and who later sailed farther west and found the continent of America.”.