Item #17275 Let’s Play Store. Toys. Paper dolls, Fern Bisel Peat.
Let’s Play Store.
Let’s Play Store.
Let’s Play Store.
Let’s Play Store.

Let’s Play Store.

Akron, [Ohio]: Saalfield Pub. Co., [ 1933 ]. First edition. A paper doll kit that children could assemble into a grocery store scene. The cut-out bills (with various monetary values) could be used to practice math, budgeting, and buying. Every leaf printed in full color on one side with paper dolls and scenery pieces, each with perforated edges. A complete copy with over two hundred pieces. Some chipping to wrappers. Narrow tear to fore-edge of back cover (touching corner of one illustration). A very good, bright, and clean copy of a rare educational toy. Color printed card self-wrappers titled in black. 12 x 10 in. [8] ff. Item #17275

Fern Bisel Peat (1893 – 1971) was a prolific children’s book illustrator, painter, and interior designer. She opened an interior design studio with her husband, where she designed textiles, murals, and wallpaper, home goods, and toys.

OCLC records two copies, one in Canada (Toronto PL) and one in Japan (Waseda University Library).

Price: $375.00