Wonderful Lunch Boxes 1925 Postum Cereal illustrated art nouveau children's bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Children's Books, Illustrated Books, Advertising).
The Wonderful Lunch Boxes.
Published 1925, Battle Creek, Michigan by Postum Cereal Company, Inc.
16 pages plus wrapper covers. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with charming color line drawings by Shirley Kite, done in a skilled and pleasing art nouveau style.
Scarce 100 year old art nouveau juvenile item, originally distributed as a free promotional booklet with their breakfast cereal.
Publisher's pictorial art paper wrappers showing a squirrel and cottage.
Paper booklet is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Paper covers gently age worn, slight rubbing, remains overall clean and attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, signs of handling, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. The fragile pamphlet displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this vintage item survives.
Covers measures c. 5 1/2" H x 4" W.