The sepia pictures are very nice, all by the same anonymous artist. CONDITION: Very Good; paper has toned on boards, colours still glow, no names but faint small words "Russian" on top board and "Bulgarian" on copyright page, slight wear to top and bottom of spine cloth, 1" tear in spine the only real flaw, binding secure. A beautiful set with peaceful pictures of the French countryside published just after the war. The book is dedicated To My Godson Merrill Whitney, adding to the printed dedication, the author has handwritten "who always justifies my faith in him, Jean West Maury, October 9, New York: Lippincott, Junior Literary Guild, 5th printing; green boards with black shield and titles on board and spine, in white jacket with black drawings highlighted in green of Wild Cat, and vignettes of Swallows and Amazons island and Swallowdale; 8vo; pp. Farmyard Book.
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We stock more than 10, scarce, collectible and out-of-print books, for readers, teachers and collectors. Falls, C. Falls, illustrator. Falls ABC Book. Designed and cut on wood. Garden City, NY;. Rojankovski , illustrator.
We stock more than 10, scarce, collectible and out-of-print books, for readers, teachers and collectors. You'll find linen, felt and muslin books here, also called "rag books". Early cloth books were often made of linen, which takes a fine illustration, sometimes this cloth was glued onto paper to make the page. Later cloth books were usually muslin with pinked edges. Technically, the real cloth ones could be washed, but washing removes the sizing and makes them very limp. It is possible to iron them though.