Out-of-print copy of "Stairway to a Secret" by Joy De Weese Wehen, stated first edition, 1953 cloth bound book, hard cover. Illustrations by Genia. E.P. Dutton & Co, Inc., 220 pages. Inscription on 1st endpaper "For Maryellen Waters, Hoping that you will go to London someday, too, and have adventures as exciting as Kitten's! Good luck and love from the author Joe DeWeese-Wehen, March 1956". The book is in very good condition with just a minor bump on the rear cover. The dust jacket is chipped & worn but now dons a mylar cover for protection. There is a lovely photo of the author on the back of the DJ.