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Early 1900's Editions of Thornton W. Burgess Children's Books

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Posted 4 months ago

jscott0363
(357 items)

Hello fellow collectors!!!
Here are a few more Thornton W. Burgess children's books from my collection. These are from 1918, 1919 and 1920 and were published by Grosset & Dunlap. Though not in the best of condition, they're among some of my favorites. The pages are very yellowed and on the verge of becoming very brittle. So, these are rarely brought out of their safe place. The books are as follows:

Old Granny Fox-1918
Mrs. Peter Rabbit-1919
Happy Jack-1920

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you enjoy!!

Scott

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  1. Newfld Newfld, 4 months ago
    Such lovely illustrations! I'm assuming the dust jackets back then were real leather, do you think that contributed to their preservation after so many years
  2. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 months ago
    Thanks Jenni!! Those are, of course, Harrison Cady illustrations, which I love best of all. The dust jackets did protect the books quite well, other than a bit of fading.
  3. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 months ago
    Thanks everyone for the loves, comment and for stopping by!!!
    fortapache
    Ken
    Jenni
    Judy
    Roy
    and
    buckethead
  4. kivatinitz kivatinitz, 4 months ago
    so nice your book collection
  5. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 months ago
    Thank you so very much kivatinitz!!!
  6. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 months ago
    Thanks everyone so very much for the loves, comments and for stopping by!!
    kivatinitz
    SEAN
    Mani
    Karen
    and
    T.
  7. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 months ago
    Mike,
    Laura
    and
    Michael
    Thank you guys so much for the loves and for stopping by!!!
  8. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 months ago
    Thanks Kevin for the love and for stopping by!!
  9. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 months ago
    Dave
    and
    SEAN
    Thank you guys very much for the loves and for stopping by!!!

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