Surprise Stories

By: Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin

Price: $25.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


110 pp. Front cover faded to pale pink, rear cover less faded reddish pink, with edge wear. Corners and spine edges bumped. Text clean. Tape reinforcing the joints (possibly part of the original printing process -- the book is described as "unbreakable.") Previous owner's name "Josephine" in pencil on front endpaper (Association copy -- From the estate of newspaper publisher Herbert "Tippen" Davidson Jr.; likely a copy owned in childhood by his wife, Josephine Field Davidson, deceased executive editor and co-publisher of the Daytona Beach News-Journal). Front cover colored pastedown showing fairies at play among toadstools. Collection of 11 stories, mostly with nature themes, and 25 illustrations, several in full color. Large type for early elementary reading level. Scarce copy in the 25-title Just Right Books series. Decorative colored endpapers showing children with toys. Photos available upon request. Size: 12mo -- 7.25 in Tall

Title: Surprise Stories

Author Name: Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin

Illustrator: Dixon, Marjorie Howe

Categories: Children's Books, Rare/Scarce,

Edition: 2nd Printing.

Publisher: Chicago, Albert Whitman & Co: 1924

Binding: Reinforced Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Seller ID: 009180

Keywords: CHILDREN. FANTASY. NATURE.