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Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams. early printing

The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams. Color Illustrations by William Nicholson. Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. (no date). 6 1/4" x 8 1/4" 33 page Hardcover with dust jacket. DUST JACKET: Some shipping and minor tears to dust jacket edges. Otherwise, no unusual folds or creases. No tears. No clips. No missing pieces. Not price-clipped but no published price. There is a pencil price of $2.50 on the dj where there might normally be a published price. BOOK: Heavy bumping and wear to the top and bottom of the spine. Wear is a bit heavy on the rest of the cover edges. No other previous owner markings. No tears, folds or creases to pages. Binding is tight with no looseness to pages. Not ex-library, not remaindered and not a facsimile reprint. Publisher's pictorial paper-covered boards in matching dust jacket, pictorial endpapers. Seven color lithographic plates, three of them double-paged. For sale by Jon Wobber, bookseller since 1978. FC05a

Doubleday, Doran & Company existed between 1927 and 1945. I suspect this was published very early in the period given it's identical features to the first printings of this classic work.