Syracuse, N.Y. The Willis N. Bugbee Company, 1930. Wraps. [JUVENILE] [HOLIDAY: HALLOWEEN]. Cover title: Hallowe’en Merry Makers. Sioux City, Iowa: Wetmore Declamation Bureau, 1631 South Paxton Street.
12 mo; 111pp; stiff yellow wrapper, color pictorial of a witch stirring a cauldron on front, blue onlay to front wrapper with “Wetmore Declamation Bureau” and address, ownership in pen; a few notes in pencil, creasing to lower corner; very good. Three (3) handwritten sheets laid-in.
A short history of the holiday directed to Hallowe’en Merrymakers states “It is the night upon which supernatural influences are supposed to prevail; when gnomes, elves and witches join with the spirits of the dead, bringing confusion and terror to mortals.”
$65.00. Very good. Item #1412
Contents include Recitations, “Monologs,” “Novel Frolics,” Songs, Pantomimes, Tableaux and Drills, Exercises, Dialogues and Plays, Games, Stunts, Decorations and Games Children Will Enjoy. Also food recipes, decorative place cards, invitations and toasts for children’s Halloween parties. The hand-written sheets laid in contain dialogue for a play.