Dean's Rag Book, #6104/W-6106/W and #6113/W-6115/W, (1961).; contrasting coloured spine spine, all pages brightly covered with primary colour illustrations; six interior pages, each with short text in caps; straight stitched and backstitched at ends, 5.25x7.5" Toploader fabric Dean's rag (set of six books).
A very fresh and charming set of six little cloth books, designed in 1961, dated by Sotheby's July, 1980 Sale of Dean's Archives, (Lot 265). Although Disney and Dean's had collaborated previously on toys, this set represented a larger range of characters. It was followed later in the 60's by 4 others including an alphabet book and a Mother Goose. Individual books, and thus this set, are scarce.
Donald Duck and His Nephews, Fine, as new; no names or marks, very bright and clean, crisp with sharp aligned pinking and sizing intact, never washed. Micky the Gardener, Fine, as new.Pluto and His Friends, Fine, as new.Figaro the Playful Kitten, Fine, as new.Dumbo, Fine, as new.Bambi and Thumper Very Good Plus; no names or marks, clean, pinked edge is clear but not aligned, with some light interior fraying, cloth softer, 1/4" printer's lighter strip along cover margins, . Item #20352