A BOX OF SIX BED-TIME STORIES (Unc' Billy Possum has a Fright; Peter Rabbit Puts on Airs; Jerry Muskrat Wins Respect; Jumper the Hare Cannot Sleep; Buster Bear Invites Old Mr. Toad to Dine; and Grandfather Frog Stays in the Smiling Pool)

By: Burgess, Thornton W.

Price: $2,000.00

Quantity: 1 available


Original red box containing six books by Thornton W. Burgess, each approximately 6.5" by 8.5", each with 13 printed pages and each with extremely bright color and B&W illustrations by Harrison Cady. The six books are: Unc' Billy Possum has a Fright; Peter Rabbit Puts on Airs; Jerry Muskrat Wins Respect; Jumper the Hare Cannot Sleep; Buster Bear Invites Old Mr. Toad to Dine; and Grandfather Frog Stays in the Smiling Pool. All of the books are illustrated in color and B&W by Harrison Cady. Extremely rare.. Four of the books contain a brief gift inscription (in pencil) on the title page dated Christmas 1925, and one contains the owner's name and date (December 25, 1925) in the "My Book" box on the fep, but all are otherwise unmarked. All text and illustrations are bright and clean. The stapled spines of each of the books are worn, but not separated. The box is mildly worn, but whole. VERY GOOD. . Color and B&W Illustrations. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Title: A BOX OF SIX BED-TIME STORIES (Unc' Billy Possum has a Fright; Peter Rabbit Puts on Airs; Jerry Muskrat Wins Respect; Jumper the Hare Cannot Sleep; Buster Bear Invites Old Mr. Toad to Dine; and Grandfather Frog Stays in the Smiling Pool)

Author Name: Burgess, Thornton W.

Illustrator: Illustrated by Harrison Cady

Categories: Rare, Antiquarian, and Collectible Books, Illustrated Books, Children's Books,

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Publisher: NY, John H. Eggers Co.: 1922

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 6175

Keywords: Children's Books; Illustrated Books