1930 Rare First Edition - RAGGEDY ANN in the DEEP DEEP WOODS in Publisher Box.
Author: Written and illustrated by Johnny Gruelle.
Title: RAGGEDY ANN in the DEEP DEEP WOODS.
Publisher: Joliet, New York, Chicago, Boston, The P.F. Volland Company, 1930. First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 9.5 " X 6.5 ".
Pages: 95 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good, near fine original illustrated quarter cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed and worn - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. In a scarce and very good (edges & sides slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) original Publisher Box.
Content: Fine content (bright, tight, and clean - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the beautiful color illustrations by Johnny Gruelle.
Estimate: (USD 300 - USD 350)
The book: Attractive first edition in his original box of "Raggedy Ann in the Deep Deep Woods" -- a delightful children's book written and illustrated by Johnny Gruelle, first published in 1930. The story follows the adventures of the beloved rag doll, Raggedy Ann, and her friends as they venture into the mysterious Deep Deep Woods. Along the way, they encounter various woodland creatures, face challenges, and learn important life lessons about friendship, courage, and kindness. This charming tale, filled with whimsical illustrations, continues to enchant readers of all ages with its timeless message and endearing characters.
The author and illustrator: John Barton Gruelle (December 24, 1880 – January 9, 1938) was an American artist, political cartoonist, children's book and comics author, illustrator, and storyteller. He is best known as the creator of Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy dolls and as the author/illustrator of dozens of books. He also created the Beloved Belindy doll. Gruelle also contributed cartoons and illustrations to at least ten newspapers, four major news syndicates, and more than a dozen national magazines. He was the son of Hoosier Group painter Richard Gruelle.
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