Humpty Dumpty 1921 Anna Chapin illustrated by Ethel F. Betts children's bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The True Story of Humpty Dumpty, How he was rescued by Three Mortal Children in Make Believe Land, by Anna Alice Chapin, illustrations by Ethel Franklin Betts.
Published 1924, New York, by The Macaulay Company.
206 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with 6 color plates plus many small line drawings.
Publisher's illustrated cloth binding. Binding worn, small scuff spot on front cover, spine ends worn with slight minor fraying. Interior contents largely free of age spotting, minor wear, tiny nick line to fore edge of text block near bottom (scarcely worthy of mention).
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 9 3/8"H x 7 1/4"W.