New York: Hodder and Stoughton, (circa 1906 - 1913). Hardcover. A scarce set, very uncommon in original box. Each volume is bound in color illustrated paper covered boards. Each has a three hole stab binding with cord sewn through. The paper covering the spines of each volume remains in some places, but is mostly no longer present. The bindings all remain secure thanks to the cords. The middle cord of The Wood Brownies has come loose. Each volume is printed in green ink with illustrations. Small spots of foxing are scattered throughout each volume. All four volumes are housed in the original brown paper covered box with dark brown title to front cover. The box is heavily worn with closed tears along the hinges and pieces of the top flaps missing. The paper covering the box is rubbed and worn. Each book is 29 - 32 pages and measures 5.5 x 2 inches. The box measures 9 x 6 inches. CHILD/081717. Very Good.
Akron, OH: Saalfield Pub. Co., 1936. A charming complete set of five little books about Shirley Temple and her life, published when she was only eight years old and the country's number one box office draw. Each book has a pictorial cover and fourteen pages of black and white photographs of Shirley. The titles are: Shirley Temple Twinkletoes," "Just a Little Girl," "Shirley Temple Little Playmate," "Shirley Temple on the Movie Lot," and "Shirley Temple in Starring Roles." The books are all in very good to near fine condition. Housed in their original box covered with glossy white paper and with a color portrait of Shirley on the front. The box has some wear, soiling, and creases but still very nice. CHILD/110118. Very Good.