Mustard-colored cloth with black lettering and an illustrated label to front board. Very faint wear to extremities but book is in nearfine condition. Very good jacket, soiled with tiny chips along edges, yet in one piece. First signature starting, yet binding is sturdy. Beatiful copy with very scarce dj. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Peter and Prue
Publisher: Rand McNally & Co.
Publication Date: 1924
Book Condition: Near Fine
Book Description Rand McNally & Company, 1924. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Wear, rubbing and soiling. Po name inside cover. Picture is my book. Bookseller Inventory # 000222
Book Description Rand McNally (1924), Chicago, 1924. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very good. Small 8vo. Mustard-yellow boards with affixed illustration. Very good. Trace soil to boards. Contemporary ownership signature (a child's) pencilled on front pastedown and flyleaf. Title page detached. Else sound. Several childlike pencil marks and small tears throughout, but overall remains clean. 258pp. Early printing (if not 1st) of this children's book of fairies, illustrated throughout in black-and-white, with a color frontispiece. Quite a charming edition. Bookseller Inventory # 19900
Book Description (GAZE,HAROLD)illus. PETER AND PRUE by Mary Dickerson Donahey. Chicago: Rand McNally (1924). 8vo, cloth, pictorial paste-on, 258p., Fine in lightly soiled and worn dust wrapper. 1st edition. This fairy fantasy is illustrated by Gaze with silhouette endpapers and 5 beautiful color plates (incl. cover). Gaze was a New Zealand artist in the tradition of Outhwaite, Donahey was the wife of the creator of the Teenie Weenies. See Muir's History of Australian Children's Books p. 77. Scarce in dw. Bookseller Inventory # 7818