Travers, P.L. -- Mary Poppins - [Book]
New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1934. First American Edition. 206pp. Hardcover: NEAR FINE. Dust Wrapper: NEAR FINE. Book is tight with a solid spine. Blue boards show toning and there is a bookplate affixed to the front pastedown, a very faint markings of a previous owner’s name on the front endpaper, and an insignificant pencil mark on the rear pastedown. The dust wrapper has toning and a horizontal crease running its length. Otherwise, the wrapper is bright and complete. The classic novel and first in Traver's series featuring the Banks children and their magical nanny. It was adapted by Walt Disney in 1964 into a musical film starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke and received a total of thirteen Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture - an unsurpassed record for any other film released by Walt Disney Studios - and won five, including Best Actress for Andrews.