Topsy Turvy's Pigtails 1930 Anderson & Friend illustrated juvenile bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Topsy Turvy's Pigtails, by Bernice G. Anderson. Illustrated by Esther Friend.
Published 1930, New York by Rand McNally & Company.
91 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout in the typical stereotypical style of the era.
Publisher's cloth binding, pictorial cover paste down, embossed title lettering.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, bottom edge of front cover discoloration toned, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, 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. 9 1/4" H x 6 3/4" W.