New York: The Macmillan Company, 1928. Gwen White. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine / Very good. Item #18956
Thin 4to. Cream-colored cloth printed in black on the spine and in red and black on the upper board. Illustrated endpapers. 44pp. plus 8 full page color plates printed on rectos only. Trace of light foxing and browning in the early and later leaves, else a fine copy in a price-clipped dustwrapper that is lacking the bottom and top half inch of the spine (no loss). On the rear pastedown endpaper, the ticket of Los Angeles bookseller Jake Zeitlin. First American edition using the English sheets. The dolls in this book are all real ones, drawn either from those in Museums or elsewhere. In most cases they are dressed in the costume of the period to which they belong.