Juvenile Fairy Tale Promotional Giveaway c. 1925 Dr. Caldwell's Pepsin LaxativeBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Famous Fairy Tales for Children.
Published c. 1920-5, United States for Pepsin Syrup Company.
20 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout. Cover illustration by Frank & Allie Dillon.
Great promotional advertisement aimed at young readers, yet advertising an adult patent medicine (!).
Publisher's color pictorial paper wrappers.
Booklet is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Booklet is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, mostly light signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 6 1/2" H x 4 1/2" W.