Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Co., 1913. Jane Allen BOYER. First Edition. Cloth. First edition. 8vo; 280pp; royal blue cloth, color pictorial half-tone illustration onlay, gilt-stamped title to spine; facsimile inscription and author’s signature to dedication page; 4 full page color illustrations inserted including frontispiece; illustrations every page in black and orange; 18 inserted sets of tissue paper patterns complete and uncut protected by a fold-out sheet; small tear to bottom p.63 where publisher failed to trim, light bumping to corners, light spotting to tops of fp and title page; very good plus. Very good +. Item #743
Exceptional to find this beloved book in uncut condition with all patterns present. Charming story teaches young readers to sew following the adventures of Mary Frances and the fairies and Thimble People who teach her.