RAGGEDY ANN & LEFT-HANDED SAFETY PIN / RAGGEDY ANN & the GOLDEN MEADOW, 2 VOLS.

GRUELLE, JOHNNY

Published by Whitman, RACINE WISCONSIN, 1935
Condition: Very Good ++ Hardcover
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PRICE IS FOR BOTH BOOKS!! UNCLE JOHNNY'S LAST ORIGINAL TITLES -- BOTH VERY NICE ! Following his Remarkable Series of Volland, Bobbs-Merrill & his own Publishing's in the Late Teens through the early 1930's of Original RAGGEDY ANN Titles, Johnny Gruelle was getting tired -- and ill (His last Volland title had been "Lucky Pennies" in 1932). He produced a couple of more books with the Whitman Publishing Company, as Volland had gone out of business, and even though his essence was waning, he kept working! One was published in Small Format, the other in Large. 1. ".SAFETY PIN", a VERY NICE Example, with slightly corner rubbed boards, 5" x 7", bold color with slightly faded rear, Tight Binder, great hinges, wonderful Full Color Illustrated end papers, Complete in 45 numbered pages, typically tanned pages, with Illustrations on every page, alternating in twos from Color to B&W. 24 Total Color Illustrations including the end papers!! FIRST & ONLY PRINTING!! Truly Scarce in this Condition. No Raggedy Ann Collection is Complete without it!! ____________________________________ ".Golden Meadow" - It is a LARGE FORMAT FOLIO Hardcover, unpaginated but with 56 story pages, sequenced with one FULL PAGE COLOR PLATE in every four pages (14 in All!). Done in Black Cloth with Full paper covered boards w/full color pictorial front & plain blue back (somewhat unevenly faded) & Great color illustrated end papers. It is a Collection of seven totally new stories: Baby Songsparrow, The Tiny Fiddler, Muckdoodles, The Gnome and the Woodpeckers, Grampy Hoppytoad"s Story, Tikky Rickky, and The Laugh Fairy. Now, for Condition. VERY NICE, Bold Color on Front Board, some faint edge and tip wear. Binder Nice, but no loose signatures or pages. Interior Complete from end paper to end paper, with NO NAMES, MARKS or DAMAGE. Very light even toning to pages, typical of this Scarce large format Whitman FIRST Edition (10+" x 13-") (Unevenness in some images due to flash effect). Bookseller Inventory # 000366

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Title: RAGGEDY ANN & LEFT-HANDED SAFETY PIN / ...

Publisher: Whitman, RACINE WISCONSIN

Publication Date: 1935

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: AUTHOR

Book Condition:Very Good ++

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, as Issued

Edition: 1st Edition

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