Tall 8vo, decorative cloth, 81pp., ills. First edition. Signed by Burgess beneath the dedication. Fair: all pages & half-pages present but multiple instances of chipping to corners and marginal loss as well as finger-soiling to edges and pencil to one portion of the text as well as a loose, but present, front endpaper; cloth lightly soiled with lightly bumped corners. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Blue Goops and Red: A Manual of Manners for ...
Publisher: New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1909
Book Condition: Fair
Edition: 1st Edition
Book Description FREDERICK A. STOKES COMPANY, NEW YORK, 1909. HARD BACK. Condition: GOOD. Owner name on the title page. Illustrated.soiled, some pages taped. very worn, binding loose. reading copy only.Scribbles in text. General wear and rubbed cover. No bookplate. DATE PUBLISHED: 1909 EDITION: 81 PGS. Seller Inventory # 082095
Book Description FREDERICK A. STOKES COMPANY, NEW YORK, 1909. HARD BACK GREEN. Condition: FAIR. GELETT, BURGESS (illustrator). FIRST ED. Wonderful full page line drawings showing children behaving well in different circumstances with a preceding half page illustrating the disorderly blue goops. When the half page is turned, it gives new meaning to the picture. Text on the reverse of the half page describes what the blue goops did wrong. Very clever. Covers have soil and discoloration. Gilt title on spine and gilt title and illustration on cover. Spine darkening. Interior with a few smudges and small tears, else clean and tight. Top/bottom of spine and corners some rubs. Overall good cover. Very scarce. Movable flaps. DATE PUBLISHED: 1909 EDITION: FIRST ED 81. Seller Inventory # 041424