Skerry-Olsen, Eva. Illustrated by Marvin Anderson.
Publisher Coslett, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1948.
Seller ID 17196
75 pp, small 4to (10 3/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Pictorial endpapers, illustrated in color and b&w. "Every child at times feels the desire for a playfellow 'all his own'. This is the story of Patty whose playmate was the lovable wee Pim, straight from the Land of Make-Believe. You will read about Patty's adventures with her doll, Susan Snooperdorf Spezzerfritz, and you will meet Pim himself, and all the rest of the tiny company of playmates. You will love Pim as he plays with Patt y, unseen by anyone else except Susan. And how you will delight in the way Pim helps Patty with her troubles, even at the table! These stories have been read to many children, who have found them most charming and who have wanted them fo r t h e i r o w n. We hope you will like them as well." gift inscription at top of title page, one leaf with crease at top corner, boards have areas of light color fading, small area of heavy color fading at bottom of spine/bottom edges, minor w ri n kl in g at t o p/ bo ttom of spine, 1/2" shallow line dint on front board, 3" of light cracing at gutter of pages 54/55, minor soiling, very slight bump to bottom corner of boards. Dust jacket has moderate edge wear/wrinkling, small chips and te ar s a t t op /bo tto m of spi ne and flap-folds, a few small tears - some archivally taped, small stain on rear panel, two very light stains and one tiny stain on outside of front panel - darker on inside, general light soiling and rubbing, lig ht b row ning to spi ne, smal l tea r/ti ny hole on front panel - archivally taped. Good+/Good-