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Newell, Peter
Harper, New York, 1910. First edition, in the rare original dust jacket, of this famous trick book, with the text, illustrations, and the book itself all slanted. In a thematically appropriate choice, the book narrates the tale of a baby in a runaway carriage who has all sorts of adventures as his vehicle slides into trouble in his slanted world. Wonderful full page color illustrations throughout. A real rarity in the fragile dust jacket. Original quarter cloth, yellow pictorial paper boards. In original pictorial dust jacket. November 1910. Housed in custom cloth box. Tips and edges of boards slightly rubbed; jacket lightly soiled and chipped. Near fine in very good plus jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Type Punch Matrix [Silver Spring, MD, U.S.A.]
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