Lassie Come-Home - Eric Knight, Marguerite Kirmse (illustrator) 1940 - John C. Winston Company, Chicago - First Edition Rare first edition of perhaps the world's best known dog story, Lassie’s separation from her destitute family, escape from her new owner and epic journey from the North of Scotland back to Yorkshire.

With wonderful illustrations by Marguerite Kirmse.

In the 1943 movie a 10 year old Elizabeth Taylor played the Duke’s grand daughter.
  8vo. pp. vii [1] 248. Publisher’s Yellow cloth.   Condition: A near fine copy, nice bright pictorial boards with a hint of wear and soiling, in a very good jacket, lightly chipped, short tears, wear to edges, tape repairs on verso.   Ref: 102812   Price: HK$ 6,200