Brownell, Elizabeth B. >>
Title Really Babies, 1e : (1st Edition, 1908)
Book Condition Good+ with no dust jacket
Edition First Edition
Publisher Chicago: Rand, McNally & Company; 1908
Illustrator Illustrated by Elizabeth B. Brownell
Seller ID 14299
63 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Large hardcover, brown cloth, gilt lettering, 63 glossy pages, title on front in gilt edged in black, small b/w photo paste-downs on front and rear. ; Original nursery rhyme-style poems, illustrated with b/w photos of real children, age about 1-5 years, wearing normal (1908) clothing. Glossy throughout. ; Cloth quite worn, small chips to photo paste-downs. Light foxing here and there, also pale dampstains to lower margins of rear leaves, none affecting text or pictures. Several leaves have small tears to lower margins, a common feature of large books well-loved by children; these have been professionally repaired. Front endpaper partly split along hinge, otherwise binding intact. A truly charming book, scarce in any condition.