|Description:||Book, childrens illustrations, some are black and white some are color collection of modern stories,fairy tales and verse. 256 pages, over 100 pages are in color|
|Condition:||Hard cover intact and in good condition. pages are worn and brown at edges no tears|
|Origin:||gift at christmas in 1968 from my Grandmother who recieved as a new gift Christmas of 1927 from her parents|
|Appraised By:||Thomas Joyce|
|Appraiser Comments:||A work is credited to Carolyn Sherwin Bailey as the compiler, was published by Miilton Bradley Co. at Springfield, Mass., circa 1921 or 1923, and with 374 pages, You state that your edition has 256 pages. I can find no citation, reference, matching copy to what you have described. If I assume that the information you supplied is accurate, then you appear to have a genuinely rare book, This does not make it hugely valuable, but it would make it desirable. This is a work which might be very much appreciated by the American Antiquarian Society Library, in Worcester, Massachusetts, which has an important collection of McLoughlin Bros. titles. Or, similarly, you might want to sell it to a rare book firm in Seattle, or elsewhere, and make a collector happy. That is what I can tell you based upon not being able to examine the book itself. Values below are my best estimates.|
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