First edition, bound in pictorial boards with sewn contents. 12 color and numerous b&w drawings presumably by Buell. 8vo (9.00 X 7.50") size , unpaginated. Considering the fragile nature of board books this is a nicely preserved copy. Boards have tiny rub marks at the corners and spine tips. Owners name & date (Xmas 1946) inked on the front fly else fine contents including bright, clean color pictures. A companion to the popular (at the time) comic strip. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Little Lulu at the Circus
Publisher: McLoughlin Bros.
Publication Date: 1946
Book Condition: VG
Edition: 1st Edition.
Book Description Springfield MA: McLoughlin Bros., 1946. First Edition. p, 23 cm. A children's book based on the newspaper strip. Produced during the height of Little Lulu's popularity, and representing Buell's last year working on the character before John Stanley took the strip over in 1947. Among this vividly illustrated book's many charms is the emblem on the rear cover identifying it as a "Westfield Classic." There is a bit of crayon to the front free endpaper; otherwise a remarkably clean and well preserved example in original illustrated boards. Seller Inventory # 17680