Tops and Whistles: True Stories of Early American Toys and Children

By: BAILEY, Carolyn Sherwin (author); PAULL, Grace (illustrations)

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First printing of a charming work centered around Early American children and the toys they enjoyed. Includes 18 stories, as well as 20 full-page lithograph illustrations (and many smaller ones, too) by Grace Paull. A section at the rear of volume describes museums and other venues where these early toys can be viewed. --- In tan cloth-covered boards with red top & whistle illustration on cover; red titling on spine. Lacks the dust jacket, but protected w/clear mylar which has been taped to the book. --- With dampstains to cloth, and a touch of looseness to covers; else a firm, clean copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 193 pages

Title: Tops and Whistles: True Stories of Early American Toys and Children

Author Name: BAILEY, Carolyn Sherwin (author); PAULL, Grace (illustrations)

Categories: >>Juvenile and Children's,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1937

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 78909