viaLibri Requires Cookies CLICK HERE TO HIDE THIS NOTICE

Recently found by viaLibri....

AMANDA'S QUIET BOOK
(n. p.), 1989. 1st, and apparently only, edition. A unique copy. 3 silver ring binding of denim cloth with embroidered lettering & 'Raggedy Andy' figure to front cover. Some soiling from use, though still VG+.. Unpaginated, though 16 pages, made from blue cloth. Each page with an embroidered/sewn onlay image, usually employing different shaped/colored pieces of cloth. Binding - 12" x 9-1/2". Leaf: 10-3/4" x 8-1/4" Apparently a one-off book for a young grandchild ["Amanda"] made by her grandmother, and given as a Christmas present in 1989. The interior boasts such devices as a moveable clock ["What time is it"], a football with a shoestring lace ["Lace the football"], a color ballon matching game ["Match my colors", with detachable color circular pieces] & a two page spread with beads on a string, abascus-style ["I can count numbers / up to ten"]. A charming, no-doubt, unique bookish item, of a folk-art nature, displaying wonderful ingenuity intended to capture a childish imagination.
      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
Last Found On: 2017-09-20           Check availability:      Biblio    

LINK TO THIS PAGE: www.vialibri.net/years/items/19921473/1989-childrens-folk-art-cloth-book-amandas-quiet-book

Browse more rare books from the year 1989


      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     561 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service     


Copyright © 2017 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.