Octavo in red pictorial boards with gilt spine; 28 unnumbered pages with color illustrations; 21 cm. Very good(+) copy. Typical edgewear to golden books through the years with light to moderate rubbing to corners and along the gilt spine (some corners exposed); light to moderate shelf-rubbing to boards but the charming cover illustration of Rootie Kazootie, his bat and El Squeako Mouse is still bright; previous owner's name neatly written in pen in the "This Little Golden Book belongs to" on inside front cover; light sunning to edges of pages; the second unnumbered page has a 1" tear along the bottom edge; a second unnumbered page has a 1/2" tear along the bottom edge; else the pages are mildly creased from use, but are still clean and bright; a gently well-loved copy with a solid binding. In English. Series: A little golden book 190. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Rootie Kazootie: Baseball Star
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Publication Date: 1954
Book Condition: Very Good(+)
Edition: first edition.
Book Description Simon and Schuster, New York, 1954. Hardcover. Book Condition: Poor. Crawford, Mel (illustrator) (illustrator). A Edition. covers have very heavy wear, rubbing and chipping with loss of paper over boards on edges and corners, spine foil heavily rubbed with some loss of finish, corners rounded, pencil writing inside front cover, heavy water wrinkling and scattered foxing to bottom of title page, A inside back cover, unpaginated, when Poison Zanzaboo kidnaps El Squeako, the mouse mascot, it looks like the Yankapups will lose the pennant until Polka Dottie and Rootie Kazootie rescue him, color illustrations Size: 6.75 x 8. Bookseller Inventory # 029866