Pastimes with String and Paper

By: Ransom, William R. Illustrated with Edwin A. Hoadley

Price: $35.00

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Boston: The Christopher Publishing House, 1963. First edition, 1963. 720 diagram illustrations throughout. Deep wine textured cloth with blindstamp line bordering, gilt cover lettering, frontis portrait of author and his great grandaughter, 150 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good to near fine condition (externally), with very lightly touched spine ends and corners, sound text block, good hinges, gift notation on front free endpaper, pp. 36-37 with silhouette where a newslip was previously kept, otherwise clean pages with no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not corner clipped and is also in very good condition with some edgewear including gently rubbed perimeters, rubbed joints, little to no paper loss. From the author's preface: These pastimes have been accumulating for three score years and more, in fact since my years in grade school, from magazines and newspapers, but mostly from having been demonstrated to me by friends. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition.

Title: Pastimes with String and Paper

Author Name: Ransom, William R. Illustrated with Edwin A. Hoadley

Categories: Recreation, Sports and Hobbies, Children's Books,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Boston, The Christopher Publishing House: 1963

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 022184

Keywords: PAPER TRICKS WITH STRING JACOB'S LADDER AND THE LIKE COLLECTED PASTIMES FUN ACTIVITIES CHILDREN'S BOOKS BABYSITTERS HELPER GREAT GRANFATHERS GRANDAUGHTERS