The Original Raggedy Ann Stories
Chicago: M. A. Donohue & Company, 1918. Early edition. Hardcover. 95pp. Octavo [23 cm] 1/4 black cloth with illustrated paper covered boards. Illustrated endsheets. Very good. The underlying boards are exosed along the edges. The cloth at the spine ends is chipped, and has a couple of short closed tears. There is a brief contemporary gift inscription on the front free endsheet. Four or five pages have small light scribbles on them. Item #18500
From the last page- "Johnny Gruelle's famous stories of these lovable dolls have amused and fascinated millions of children and will continue to do so as long as imagination, action, and brilliant color retain their power to interest and amuse."