DAUGHERTY,JAMES. DANIEL BOONE. NY: Viking Press 1939 (1939). 4to (8 3/4 x 11"), brown cloth, Fine in dust wrapper (two 1" pieces off front edge, award seal). 1st edition, (1st printing). Written by Daugherty and wonderfully illustrated by him with striking color lithographs throughout. NEWBERY AWARD WINNER. LAID-IN IS A ONE PAGE TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY DAUGHERTY. Written to a fan, Daugherty discusses the book, Daniel Boone and his other books. The letter has 2 old tape marks and he has made several sloppy corrections and a few spelling errors in the text. Daugherty signatures and letters are not common, making this a special item for the Newbery Award collector.