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First Edition "Little Golden Books" with Original Dust Jackets and Other Books

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Title and Author/Editor: The Shy Little Kitten (Cathleen Schurr, 1946), Toys (Edith Osswald, 1945), The Golden Book of Birds (Hazel Lockwood, 1945), Hansel and Gretel (Jacob and WIlliam Grimm, 1945), The Lively Little Rabbit (Ariane, 1945, Hesperus (Morris Walsh, 1947), Raggedy Ann’s Mystery, Raggedy Ann’s Adventure, Raggedy Ann and Marcella’s First Day at School (Johnny Gruelle, 1952 and more.
Genre: Children’s
Illustrator: Gustaf Tenggren, Masha, Feodor Rojankovsky, Erika Weihs, Guy Parker, et. al.
Type of Illustration: Offset Lithograph
Binding: Original boards, Softcover
Dust Jacket: Yes
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Saalfield Publishing Company, Wonder Books
Period: Mid-20th Century, Vintage
Place of Publication: New York, Kenosha, Wisconsin, Akron
Edition Statement: First Edition/Early Printing, First Printing, First Edition
Language: English
Number of Books: 18
Additional Notes: The five “Little Golden Books” with their original dust jackets feature the blue cloth spine; three books have the original price of 25¢ to the front book flap; two urge purchasers to buy U. S. war savings stamps and bonds.


- prices clipped to several volumes; tape repairs; wear to covers with rubbed edges, bumped corners, dings and soiling; chipping, tears and soiling to dust jackets.


0.25" W x 9.0" H x 7.5" D

- measures Hesperus.

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