New York: Johnny Gruelle Company, 1942, ("copyright in Great Britain 1942"), format JGC #2 reprint, thus 1951-60 (firsts of this title should have cloth spines Hall, p 74); shiny covers with paper spine with title and picture of RA's and the chubby policemen, who first appeared in a syndicated strip in 1924; slate endpapers with JG logo, in jacket identical to boards; 6.5x9.25; 95 pp. Juvenile hardback.
"Raggedy Ann and Andy, with their friends Mr. and Mrs. Hooligooly and the Wild Gazook, investigate the deep, deep woods with the nice policeman in pursuit of a nasty villain, a slippery and wicked magician who needed to be arrested. "From syndicated newspaper stories 1924.
CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; no names or other marks, straight, tight, clean; spine ends and bottom edges rubbed to white, creased bump upper back corner; in jacket with light wear and rubs to extrems, surface rubbing on back, creases along edge about 1/4" in near spine and shallow chip; unclipped but no printing on flaps. Item #21156