1936 1st edition; G.P. Putnam's Sons publishers, New York; smaller hardbound with apple green boards and black lettering on spine; book in good condition with unmarked pages and only slight aging/foxing noticable; dust jacket in rough condition; see pics.
Wonderful drawings by Alain [Daniel Brustlein]. Daniel Brustlein (1904–1996) was an Alsatian-born American artist, cartoonist, illustrator, and author of children's books. He is best known for the cartoons and cover art he contributed to The New Yorker magazine under the pen name "Alain" from the 1930s through the 1950s.
Unpaginated (32pp.). The pseudonym Lee Strout White is a combination of White's name and the name Richard Lee Strout, who had submitted a manuscript to The New Yorker which gave White the idea for his piece on the Model T.
"...as the author points out, the Model T was the miracle God had wrought, and it was patently the sort of thing that could only happen once. Everything is here to conjure up nostalgia and to remind readers of a glory that has faded but will linger pleasantly..."