Gruelle, Johnny. Raggedy Ann in the Deep Deep Woods [inscribed]
Gruelle, Johnny. Raggedy Ann in the Deep Deep Woods (inscribed)
New York: P.F. Volland Company, 1930. Hardback 8vo; first edition with author inscription in blue fountain pen to half-title. 95 pp. Pictorial boards; color illustrations throughout. Condition: Good. Corners rubbed through to board; edges lightly chipped; gutter split between half-title and title page. $450
A sweet children’s book with an equally sweet and personal inscription: “To Betty Jane Woelsel – With a hope that your pathway through Life may lead through The Magical, Deep Deep Woods filled with Fairies ‘n everything Where all your wishes may come true------ Johnny Gruelle. Vivid three-color illustrations throughout this installation of a classic children’s series.