Item #22788 The Katy Kruse Dolly Book. Rose Fyleman.
/photographs, drawings by R. M. Hallock. (Ruth Mary Hallock)

The Katy Kruse Dolly Book.

New York: George H Doran, 1927, 1st, colophon, paper boards with orange and turquoise pattern and three dolls with umbrellas (from Plate V), endpapers with little illustrations, 12 colour plates, oblong 11 x 7.5"; 32 pp. Picture Book hardback.

A wonderful resource for the doll lover and collector of these child-like handmade German dolls.. 12 colour photo scenes of Katy Kruse dolls in surroundings just their size, about 40 outfits in all. Accompanied by poems about their activities by the children's poet, Rose Fyleman, and charming drawings in text by Ruth Mary Hallock, (not credited).

CONDITION: Good, 1927 gift inscription and Christmas sticker, black board edges rubbed, corners rubbed through to card, large, but not too distracting label pull tear makes 1 x 1.5" white rectangle on top board, spine paper has 1" closed tear in the covering paper only, front hinge starting but tight, , a doll's clothes are carefully coloured in on half title and title page drawing, two plates have 3/8" margin tears, endpapers and pages are flat and clean. Item #22788

Price: $55.00

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