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An American Girl Traveling Across Europe in 1933 with Untouched Paper Doll Cutouts. First Edition, First Printing. With seven full-color paper dolls of Joanna and her friends in national costume never cut.
A near-fine copy of a striking book.
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. Ink note to final free endpaper, dated 1939; bookseller ticket to rear pastedown. Lightest edgewear, corners bumped. Quarto, 11.5 x 8.25: 78 pages.
First edition of this vividly illustrated children's travelogue. 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.
Title: Little Faces from Far Places [7 Unused/Uncut Paper Dolls]
Illustrator: Nordell, Julia
Edition: 1st Edition
Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1933
Book Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Size: Quarto, 11.5 x 8.25: 78 pages.
lb: 3.00 lb
Seller ID: 010238