The Adventures of Two Dutch Dolls and a "Golliwogg"

UPTON, Bertha / Illustrated by Florence K. UPTON

Published by Longmans Green & Co, London & New York, 1895
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Oblong quarto. Original cloth-backed pictorial boards. Pp. 23/4 and pp 55/56 have duplicate page numbers. FIRST EDITION of the book that started the best-selling "Golliwogg" sensation. Inspired by a minstrel doll she had as a child, Upton illustrated 13 golliwog stories that were published between 1895 and 1909, set to verse written by her mother, Bertha. P. 21 with marginal tear just crossing text, inscription on front free endpaper, a little shaken. Bookseller Inventory # 121658

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Title: The Adventures of Two Dutch Dolls and a "...

Publisher: Longmans Green & Co, London & New York

Publication Date: 1895

Binding: Hardbound

Edition: First edition, first printing.

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