Item #22682 Arabella Jane. Leslie Kathleen M. Oyler.
Arabella Jane
Arabella Jane
Arabella Jane
Arabella Jane
Ada Leonora Bowley, illustrator

Arabella Jane

London: Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd, in print 1914 to1919; "Dean's 6d Patent Rag Book Series"; a cloth book, robin's egg blue covers with blond Arabella in a green dress and feather sitting with her friends on front, and Dutch doll offering cheese on the back, full colour illustrati0ns on every page, 10 interior pages, 4.5"x5.5" Toploader fabric Dean's.

Wilful Arabella runs away from Molly's party and spends a sad day while her friends, the Dutch twins, Teddy, O-Kissmee San, and some wooden soldiers, have a wonderful time. A small child's feelings about friendship told in a few words. This book comes from the personal collection of the former owners of Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd, documentation supplied.

Ada Bowley (1866 - 1964) and her sister worked together all their lives, mostly for Raphael Tuck, and produced books, greeting cards, toys, games, annuals, postcards, and ingenious transformation books. .

CONDITION: Very Good Plus; as new, trace of tiny pencil initials, slight corner bend; absolutely clean and bright with sharp pinking. Item #22682

Price: $210.00