New York: The Johnny Gruelle, 1948. Early edition. Hardcover. Octavo [24 cm] 1/4 black cloth with illustrated paper labels mounted to the covers. Very good. The covers are lightly rubbed. The underlying boards are exposed along the edges. The endsheets and outside edges of the text block are verly lightly foxed. There is a previous owner's name on the front free endsheet. The pages are clean and bright. Item #18503
Introducing the Little Rag, Brother of Raggedy Ann. 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."