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Vintage

A Big Ball of String, 1st Printing

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A Big Ball of String, 1st Printing
A Big Ball of String, 1st Printing
A Big Ball of String, 1st Printing
A Big Ball of String, 1st Printing
A Big Ball of String, 1st Printing
A Big Ball of String, 1st Printing

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Product Information

Era:
Vintage; 1910-1950
Condition:
Very Good; lacking d/j, inked inscription, pencil on back cover
Materials:
hardcover
Size:
10" L x 7" W x 1" H
Color/Finish:
n/a

Why We Love This

A Big Ball of String, written and illustrated by Marion Holland. Stated first printing, 1958, Beginner Books from Random House. Hardcover, lacking dust jacket. Inked inscription dated Christmas 1958. Charming illustrations capture a time when mothers wore dresses and aprons and children played with dart guns. 64 crisp, clean pp.
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About dr carrot

From East Coast attics to Midwest rumpus rooms, Dr. Carrot ferrets out charming vintage tomes on travel and cooking, fashion and art, nature and nurture, and most prized of all, illustrated children's books. Coming from a long line of publishers, authors, literacy teachers and diarists, Dr. Carrot's passionate love of reading was genetically pre-determined.