JUSTIN C GRUELLE ILLUSTRATIONS.ONCE ROUND THE SUN.1st
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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Children: Pre 1960: Item # 569586
|ONCE ROUND THE SUN. BY ELSA-BRITA TITCHENELL. ILLUSTRATIONS BY JUSTIN C. GRUELLE. A Challenger Book. (Imprint on title-page): Covina, California: Theosophical University Press. WITH RARE ERRATUM SLIP TIPPED IN OVER PUBLISHER'S IMPRINT - Pasadena 15, California: Theosophical University Press. Copyright 1950. 8vo. Bound in full blue cloth with color pictorial paste-label. MINT IN ORIGINAL CLEAR ACETATE DUST JACKET. Yellow endpapers with small illustration on front free endpaper. Title page vignette in green and yellow. Four full-page color plates and numerous black and white illustrations by Gruelle. Justin C. Gruelle (1898-1978) was the younger brother of Johnny Gruelle, famous for his illustrations of the Raggedy Ann books. This is a story about Peter - a boy whose adventures cover the span of one full year. The delightful illustrations include depictions of anthropomorphic trees, flowers, and all sorts of fairy-like creatures. FIRST EDITION.|