Scarce set of 12 miniature books about the magical adventures of humanized bear cubs, complete in original box.
Overall near fine in very good box.
BABY BEARS AND THE WISHING RINGS
Grace Drayton was one of the first women cartoonists, and found great success with her comic strips and advertising art; she was also a founder of the Plastic Club, a Philadelphia art group organized and run by women. She is best known for her chubby-faced children characters, an aesthetic which can be seen in the BABY BEARS. Titles included are: 1. Baby Bears & the Wishing Rings; 2. Baby Bears & the Honey Pot; 3. Baby Bears Visit To Grandma; 4. Baby Bears & the Snow Man; 5. Baby Bears & the Valentines; 6. Baby Bears & Mad March Hare; 7. Baby Bears & April Showers; 8. Baby Bears & Christmas; 9. Baby Bears & the Robbers; 10. Baby Bears & Elly El; 11. Baby Bears & Weather Cock; 12. Baby Bears & Mrs. Kitty.
New York: John H. Eggers Co, 1920. 2.25'' x 3.25'' (box); 2.5'' x 2'' (books). Original side-stapled color pictorial wrappers. In original box with color pictorial paste-ons. Illustrated in color throughout.  pages each. Paste-on with some loss to edges, affecting illustration to tray; box with some soil and tape repairs to inner lid. One volume with short closed tear to rear wrapper; a few volumes with only faint rubbing to front wrappers. Sound and complete.
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