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 and Co., Chicago, 1924. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Collectible-Fair. No Jacket. Harold Gaze (illustrator). First Edition. This antique hardcover book is bound in tan cloth boards, with dark blue lettering. Beautiful, vivid and colorful paste-down illustration by Harold Gaze, more illustrations by Gaze within. Some illustrations trimmed. Mild cover wear; tape on frontispiece. A charming fairy story about two young children who go on adventures among the planets, encountering many legendary characters there. 258 pages; approx. 5"x8". Bookseller Inventory # 800186
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