May, Robert L. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. [Chicago:] Montgomery Ward, 1939
In 8's (10 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.; 260 x 190 mm). Illustrations throughout by Denver Gillen. Red pictorial wrappers; minor soiling and rubbing. Buckram chemise.
Grolier/Elliott 142, 143
The first appearance of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.This children's story was issued as a give-away item by the department store.
[With:] another copy. This copy with some wear and a signature on the front cover -- a Rudolph "push-out 'Puzzle Toy'" intact and in its original printed envelope, also issued by Montgomery Ward, c. 1939 -- Marks, Johnny. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Printed sheet music. New York, n.d. Inscribed and signed by Marks on the cover in red ink.