THE VILLAGE OF SOULS. Drawings by W. Roloff Beny.
Toronto: Ryerson, 1948. First Canadian edition, and first edition with these illustrations. Green cloth. Page edges yellowed, else fine. Dust jacket (art by Beny) has green spine sunned to light olive; minor rubbing to spine tips, outer corners; edge nicks, on short tear internally repaied; VG otherwise. Interesting drawings by an artist who went on to become an internationally acclaimed photographer. Novelist and poet Philip Child's first book, an historical novel set in French Canada in 1665, first published London, 1933 (no Canadian edition at that time).; Octavo