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The Playtime Book

Lowe, Samuel E. (Verses by)

Published by Whitman Publishing Co., Racine WI., 1919
From Hedgehog's Whimsey BOOKS etc. (Newport, NH, U.S.A.)

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44 p. Includes illustrations. Illustrated paper over boards: Child on countryside swing. Stapled binding inside covers. 6x7in. Color and B&W artwork. An economy edition children's picture book; materials are better than newsprint but still not durable. Illustrators: N.H.R., E.M. Kroll. Alice Carrey, E. Kesenktens (? sp. ) Color art in front half; then Pen & Ink. First verse: "Mary Lost Her Lamb One Day" with quite different verse on a borrowed classic theme credited to Sarah Josepha Hale. Other themes in 4 to 8-line verses: Animals, grandparent chum, snow, boating, fishing, dolls. Fair. No dust jacket. Considerable spine and edge wear. Cover art pretty nice. Inside colors vibrant. Rear glued binding edge pulled away from staples, but not torn. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.B7480005299

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Title: The Playtime Book

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Co., Racine WI.

Publication Date: 1919

Binding: Hard cover

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