New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1933. Nordell, Julia. First Edition, First Printing. A Very Good Hardcover.
Original black cloth spine, color pictorial paper boards with "porthole" cut-out to upper board, color pictorial endpapers. Color illustrations throughout, seven full-page international paper dolls printed in full color. Corners and edges rubbed. Corners open. Quarto, 11.5 x 8.25: 78 pages. First edition of this vividly illustrated children's travelogue.
Very Good / None Issued. Item #012452
An American Girl Traveling Across Europe in 1933 with Untouched Paper Doll Cutouts with seven full-color paper dolls of Joanna and her friends in national costume never cut.
A Nice Collectible Copy of a striking book.
American girl Joanna leaves New York on an ocean liner and spends a summer making friends across Europe: Midsummer Eve in Sweden with Ingeborg, toy-shopping in Germany with Gretchen, trying wooden shoes in Holland with Toonje, taking a pig to market in Brittany with Jeanne, throwing snowballs in the Alps with Hedwig, gypsy dancing in Hungary with Juliska.
REF: CCE; 10885; Stark, 183