Garth Williams. Very Good ++ NOT Ex-library, No Writing, clean tight copies, set of twelve tiny books in a boxed set, box 5" X 8", all the books in excellent condition, possibly not read, box with secret draw has some creasing, draw in very good condition, some wear to box edges, good color, each tiny book is illustrated in color, and unpaginated.
Williams, Garth. Scarce. 12 tiny 2x3" books, tucked into a stiff cardboard display box designed to look like a house. Charming color art by noted children's illustrator Williams. Illustrations on almost every page. Color illus. also line the outer rim, the entire back, and part of the sides of the box, which measures approx. 5.25x8". Box is missing original cellophane "window" covering. The 12 titles: Poor Frightened Mr. Pig; The Easter Bunny; Happy Valentine; Roger Mouse's Wish; Uncle Quack; The Wonderful Silly Picnic; Mrs. Sheep's Little Lamb; The Cowboy Kitten; Little Squirrel's Santa Claus, and April Fool! G/G. Early reprint of this edition, letters EFG on last page. Books have stiff cardboard wraps with paper covering. Spine titles clear on nine books, blurred with rubbing on three. Minor wear to spine tops. Paper covering is slightly torn along the lower back edge of six books. Unpaginated. Color illus. on all ffep; double-pg color illlus. at back endpapers. All text and interior art clean and fresh-looking, no scribbles or other markings. Text of book number 2, The Easter Bunny, has, through publisher's error, been inserted upside down. Text of book number 7, The Wonderful Silly Picnic, is detached and two final pgs, while present, have been ripped out along spine edge. It does not appear to have any page missing although this is a possibility due to no pagination. One-half-inch chip, approx., missing from last full-pg illus. Each of the 12 books has individual ISBN number, beginning with 0-307-00084-2 and running through 0-307-00095-8. Display box retains attractive appearance, has moderate wear at upper corners; an approx. one-inch tear at side panel (lower right) and a similar tear lower left, front corner. Scraped semicircle approx. 3/4" long in yellow background in Title area. Lettering not affected. Overall, a charming display item.
Tiny Golden Library: a Dozen Animal Nonsense Tales
by Dorothy Kunhardt
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