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The Story of Hansel and Gretel.

New York: Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard, Inc, 1946, 1st nap, A Lothrop Color Storybook; illustrations, on cover, jacket, and every spread, are colour photos of dolls in diorama, facing pages with text and small b/w drawings; glazed paper boards with a full colour illustration of the woodcutter and his family, plain endpapers, in jacket with different photo of Hansel and Gretel eating cookies from the witch's house as she peeks around the corner, 6.75x7.75; 35 pp. Picture Book Hardback.

A very charming presentation of the story, with each scene full of doll sized details. SIGNED, dated 1946, and with her acquisition number, by Lucile Morrison, author of Lost Queen of Egypt, editor of Doll Dreams, and prominent as The Doll Lady in the Los Angeles area during the 1930's. In another hand "in memory of 'The Doll Lady' "

CONDITION: Very Good in Good jacket; spine ends rubbed to card, endpapers toned, pages bright with no marks or creases, in jacket with damage to spine ends to 3/8", very light, even soil on back and 1/4" closed tear, cracked halfway along spine though this is not very visible in protector; unclipped 0060 ($.60). Item #20396

Price: $55.00

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