First edition, first state of the first title in the Brownie series, in the rare original dust jacket – illustrated on every page showing the busy little Brownies getting into mischief.
Very good minus in very good jacket.
THE BROWNIES: THEIR BOOK
Read more: Blanck, Peter Parley to Penrod, 84.
New York: Century Co, (1887). 9.5'' x 7.5''. Original glazed pictorial boards. In original brown pictorial dust jacket. Dark yellow endpapers. Illustrated by Cox in black and white throughout. DeVinne device directly below the date on the title page. xii, 144 pages. Marginal dampstain to fore-edge of last third of the book, wider at last couple leaves and most at rear endpapers; head of spine with short split, carefully repaired - as is front hinge. Jacket with tape repairs to verso, light chipping at spine ends and corners, somewhat toned spine.
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