|The picture shows a view of the cover and title page of this 1910s Palmer Cox Brownies Character Book. This book does not have a copyright date but it was given as a gift for Christmas in 1917. That date is written in pencil on the first page with two names. The title page reads as folows:|
BROWNIES AND OTHER STORIES
M. A. DONOHUE & COMPANY
The book is filled cover to cover with many great Palmer Cox engraved images.
The stories inside are as follows:
THE BROWNIES' ADVENTURE
THE FAIRIES' GIFT
A PET IN THE HOUSE
A CHRISTMAS PUDDING
THE BROWNIES AND THE LOVERS
THE UNHAPPY LION
THE STRANGE ADVENTURE OF A BRUMMAGEM BEAR AND A KANGAROO
The book measures 7-3/8'' x 9-3/4''. This appears to have been a well loved book. It is only in fair condition. The cover is loose from the book and it has over all wear as pictured. The pages inside are in very good condition with age discoloration, a small corner tear on the first page, and a few small edge tears.