Tops and Whistles: True Stories of Early American Toys and Children: BAILEY, Carolyn Sherwin (... Tops and Whistles: True Stories of Early American Toys and Children: BAILEY, Carolyn Sherwin (...

Tops and Whistles: True Stories of Early American Toys and Children

BAILEY, Carolyn Sherwin (author); PAULL, Grace (illustrations)

Published by The Viking Press, New York, 1937
Condition: Good+ Hardcover
From Bluebird Books (RMABA, IOBA) (Littleton, CO, U.S.A.)

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First printing of a charming work centered around Early American children and the toys they enjoyed. Includes 18 stories, as well as 20 full-page lithograph illustrations (and many smaller ones, too) by Grace Paull. A section at the rear of volume describes museums and other venues where these early toys can be viewed. --- In tan cloth-covered boards with red top & whistle illustration on cover; red titling on spine. Lacks the dust jacket, but protected w/clear mylar which has been taped to the book. --- With dampstains to cloth, and a touch of looseness to covers; else a firm, clean copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 193 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 78909

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Title: Tops and Whistles: True Stories of Early ...

Publisher: The Viking Press, New York

Publication Date: 1937

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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