Sunbonnet Babies (Dean's Rag)

19598 Sunbonnet Babies Dean's Rag, 19598 Sunbonnet Babies Dean's Rag, 19598 Sunbonnet Babies Dean's Rag, 19598 Sunbonnet Babies Dean's Rag

Little poems and pictures on each page: Fishing, Skipping, Cricket, Having Tea, Hide and Seek. "Sunbonnet Babies is one of the latest and cleverest of Dean's well-known rag books" The Stationer, Oct. 1908. The early 20th c Sunbonnet Baby craze included this cloth book, which is scarce today. Very little information is to be found on the book itself. See Peter and Dawn Cope's reference.

 

$350.00

 

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19598 Sunbonnet Babies Dean's Rag
19598 Sunbonnet Babies Dean's Rag
19598 Sunbonnet Babies Dean's Rag
19598 Sunbonnet Babies Dean's Rag
Sunbonnet Babies (Dean's Rag)
Bruff, Peter S. from characters created by Eulalie Osgood Grover.
/ Evelyn Gladys Hall, Illustrator from Bertha L. Corbett.
London: Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd, 1909 to 1914, pinked edge/first published 1907; Dean's 2/6 patent Rag Books, Series 5; outside covers have babies examining a starfish on the beach, and on the back, babies whose balloons have floated to the sky; printed on doubled sheets of a very pale polka dotted calico more easily seen on the reverse side, 217x200mm, 6 colours, 16 pages
Toploader medium softcover
Very Good Plus; pencil gift inscription on front, no other marks, light soil to covers and stain across right hand baby's bonnet carrying to next page, some fraying to spine ends, otherwise very clean, unwashed, completely flat, with pinking crisp and stitching perfect.
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19598