Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Norman And The Nursery School [vintage children's book, 1949]






Norman And The Nursery School
by W. Edward Young and Will Hayes

1949. NY: The Platt and Munk Co. Very good- condition, no dustjacket. Original color pastedown illustration on cover, red cloth covers; some rubbing, scuffs, minor fray at extremities. Neat ink gift inscription along top edge/margin on title page [see photo] otherwise interior VERY clean without marks, etc. A SOLID sewn binding! Bold color illustrations by Janet Robson Kennedy. Unpaginated  [approx 40 pages]. 8vo.

Darling pictures and text presenting an actual portrayal of the child's day at nursery school in the 1940s! American artist Janet Robson Kennedy [1902-1974] is most known for her colorful abstract, impressionistic, surrealistic style; she was also known for her illustrations in children's books, most notably, Bible Stories for Little Children, by Mary Alice Jones.

PRICE: $25.

~ Please contact me if you are interested in this fine book!

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