Rare toy version of PETER RABBIT, in which the front board opens to reveal 8 laminated pictorial cubes of scenes from the book.
PICTURE BLOCK STORY OF PETER RABBIT
An abbreviated version of the story is printed inside the front cover with a color pictorial border. The facing insert for the blocks is also pictorially decorated and has a two-line caption corresponding to the picture on the block. Each block has two Peter Rabbit pictures, the other sides show large block letters of the alphabet. Amazingly complete. Rare.
Worcester, MA: Cotton & Frank, [circa 1940]. 9'' x 7'' x 1.75''. Original box with all 8 original pictorial cubes, each housed in its own space. Lamination on cubes cracking often. Box a bit soiled, with careful repairs around hinges and bumping to corners.
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