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David Hand.The David Hand Ginger Nutt Gift Book Juvenile Productions Ltd. London ca. 1950
Price: $15.00

123 pp. Applied printed color cover with matching dust jacket, color illustrated end papers, color illustrations and activities throughout along with some black and white photographs. A collection of stories,picture strips, animaland fun pictures, verse, puzzle pictures, animaland features, and games and how to makes. Answer key at back of book. 10 1/2" 8 1/4". some wear on cover, dust jacket torn, inscribed
Cut Paste Stick Mother Goose Poster Book. Sameul Lowe Co. Kenosha, Wisconsin, n.d.
Price: $25.00

unpaginated. Color printed paper cover, unused coloring pages with 4 sticky color sheets,cover art by R. Maillet, number 955-10. A coloring/activity book. Readers can cut out the color images on the sticky paper and paste them down on the coloring page where the outline of the picture matches. The pages are unused, the color images are uncut, and the pages are still sticky. 10 3/4" x 8". all pages unused
The Lord's Prayer: Children's Coloring Book, c1940s. ..c1940s
Price: $30.00

This is a handmade coloring book, depicting "The Lords's Prayer". The interior pages were created using a mimeograph, then the outlines were colored in by a child. The name Virginia is written on the back of the majority of the pages. The pages were then bound together using brad clips The imagery is a reflective social commentary  Mostly likely this book was made during Sunday School. 9" x6". Very minor edge wear, The interior pages are slightly toned due to age.
Genevieve BurkeYoung America Serves; This Defend America Coin Savings Book is Designed to Afford Young Americans an Opportunity to Participate Actively in their Country's Defense Program..ca1940's
Price: $35.00

unpaginated. Printed board cover with metal spiral, double board pages with slots for coins, color illustrations throughout by Thomas J. Morrison Jr. Verse written by Genevieve Burke. A savings books with verse about helping the defense program by saving coins. Describes coins and how they add up, for example, "10 copper pennies make two nickel nickels". 8 1/2" x 6 1/2". staining, wear
Corinne & Bill Bailey . Many Things to Do - Colorful and Delightful. Saalfield.Akron OH.1932
Price: $60.00

A large format book with 18 different activities including toys to make (4 elephants that rock), Cut-outs, a card game, picture puzzles, a paper doll, a paper house, lawn furniture, circus animals and performers, two ships to make, colored paper patterns for designing, a calendar or greeting card, a a flying dart, two face masks, A Miller and his Windmill cutouts, a lamp shade, a picture map,, the game of Fox and Geese and things to wear to make you a "Funny".   Full color.  Printed on one side only. Measures 15 1/4" x 10 1/2".  . Covers reinforced with scotch tape with wear and chip.   Contents in excellent condition.
My Real Doll House, with Cut-Out and Stand-Up Illustrations and Colored Lithograph. Saalfield Publishing Company.Akron, Ohio.c1910
Price: $125.00

My Real Dollhouse is an activity book where each page when cut out and properly folded makes one room of the doll house. Along with the directions the following rooms are included the Kitchen, the Garden, the Play-Room Circus, the Living-Room, the Nursery, the Dining Room. The rooms are wonderfully charming colored lithographs depicting scenes in each room. The covers There are no dolls with this book. Measures 13" x 10". Heavy edge wear. The covers themselves are soiled and partially detached and the back cover has a section that is fully detached. The interior pages are fully detached, and the direction sheet is toned and brittle due to age. The rooms themselves have some edge wear and  are tone, and cut out. There are crease marks where they were folded in order to make them stand, and in some cases there are slight tears along these folds.
The Three Bears Model Cut-outs. England: Philmar Lt., c1930s. Copyright M1/3234.
Price: $135.00

A 12" x 10" litho on heavy stock folio. Includes four (4) sheets to cut and construct according to instructions published throughout. Addition pieces on the back cover. Light wear. Very Good..
Fairyland Sprites to Paint, Crayon and Cut-out. No 1202 - ABCs, Counting and Paper Dolls. 1930
Price: $150.00

Unnumbered pages.  Illustrated paper covers. The first section of the book provides coloring instructions on the left page and pages to color on the right.  Some pages are text explaining h which colors are to be uses; other are colored images mirroring the black and white images on the opposite page.  This section depicts whimsical fairy and anthropomorphic animal paper dolls costumes and accessories. The second section is counting down  animals  from 10 to 1.  The final section is an ABC of animals at the zoo.  Each with relevant caption. Some pages in full color others in black and white to color. Measures 7 3/4" x 10 1/2". 0 OCLC No online copies.  4/25/16.Like new condition.
Kay SwanThe Kay Swan Sew-Sew BookBarse & Co.NY.1929
Price: $175.00

Unnumbered pages includes both color and black and white illustrations. Few with captions suggesting that the items may make a nice hanky, etc. A note on the title page indicates this is a Needlework Book with Silk-Patterns-Needle and Transfers Fourteen (14) different pattern pages' each in black and white and color.  The designs include nursery rhyme characters, chicks, puppies, and circus performers. Each page has numerous transfer images.  Dust jacket with some repair. Measures 8" x 6 1/2".. some wear on dust jacket,
Robert Bezucha Let's Play House - 3 Rooms with Complete Furnishings . Whitman.Racine WI.1932
Price: $250.00

Six (6) heavy card stock punch pages (including covers)  with 3  room settings and extensive  accessories to create 1930s rooms.  They  include the Dining Room, Playroom and Bedroom. Well Detailed accessories, each with a caption. Detailed to the point of individual ABC blocks, cups, saucers and flatwear. Measures 19 1/4" x 12 1/2". Tape reinforcement on the blank reverse of some cut-outs.  One piece lacking from back cover.