There was something about Ferdinand Frog that made everybody smile. It may have been his amazingly wide mouth and his queer, bulging eyes, or perhaps it was his sprightly manner-for one never could tell when Mr. Frog would leap into the air, or turn a somersault backward. Indeed, some of his neighbors claimed that he himself didn't know what he ...
There was something about Ferdinand Frog that made everybody smile. It may have been his amazingly wide mouth and his queer, bulging eyes, or perhaps it was his sprightly manner-for one never could tell when Mr. Frog would leap into the air, or turn a somersault backward. Indeed, some of his neighbors claimed that he himself didn't know what he was going to do next-he was so jumpy.
BN5-Book has ink stains on the spine edges, some cover edges, sides and corners, some dust stain adhered to the front gutter, chipping, wear, and tear on the cover edges, corners and some sides, bumped corners, some stains, moderate discoloration, and normal shelf wear otherwise good. Sleepy-Time Tales.
Fine in near fine jacket. Hardcover in navy blue cloth decorated in green. Three-color ilustrated endpapers. 128 pp. Illustrated with 2-color drawings by Diane Peterson. Copyright page bears the 1918 date but this edition circa 1929 with "Cuffy Bear's Holidays" listed last on rear jacket flap. A tight, fine example. In the original color illustrated dust jacket, bright, with a shallow crease lower edge of the rear panel. A very nice collectors copy indeed.
Very Good in good jacket. No clear publication history. Early edition, but probably not a first as the rear dust jacket flap lists "Cuffy Bear's Holiday" last. Blue cloth hardcover with green designs in dust jacket, 128 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked copy, Very Good copy in Good dust jacket, dust jacket with soil and discoloration, wear to the tips and edges of the dust jacket including creasing, tearing, and minor loss. Dust jacket housed in archival dust jacket protector.
Petersen, Diane. Near Fine in Good + jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Brodart covered dj has few small edge chips; tears and abrasion on back panel. Book is clean and binding sound and tight. Near fine in Good+ dust jacket. 'The Tal of Ferdinand Frog by Arthur Scott Bailey. Author of the Crry Bear Books, Sleep-time Tales, Etc. Illustrated by Diane Petersen. ' 128 pages; illustrated / illustrations: part color / colour; 20 cm.
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