ILLUSTRATORS & AUTHORS
Caroline Ruth Eger, Illustrator
The Modern Story Book
Chicago, Rand McNally, 1931
Folio in Red cloth with cover pictorial pasted on. 124 pages. Stunning pictures in the art deco style by Caroline Ruth Eger. Seven stories including The Lazy Automobile, Fire Engine That Grew Too Old, The Plane That Tried To Fly To The Sun, The Hungry Power Shovel and The Runaway Elevator. There were several editions of this very popular book two of which appear below.
COPY 1:The First edition: 1931 124 pages. Some scratching to the cover illustration and bottom corner of the cover has been bent. Interior has numerous closed page tears, most near the spine. No dus wrapper. No damage to any of the illustrations which are bright. Book is tight and unmarked. This is an extremely rare copy. Inventoy 7800 Price: $110.00
COPY 2: The 1944 edition in very nice condition, albeit without dust wrapper. 99 pages. Some bumping to spine ends and some water staining to spine. .Interior undamaged, unmarrked, bright and tight, Cover illustration with one very very tiny nick. Inventory # 8517 Price $80.00
| Paul Pinson, Illustrator
The 1950 Edition illustrated by Paul Pinson. A different take by a different – no less talented – artist. This volume having 72 brilliantly colorful pages, in its original and nearly perfect dust jacket. The book is very FINE. A collector's copy! Inventory# 8519 Price $120
COPY 1: This is a serious collector's book.! Aside from some rubbing to the spine ends and corners, in beautiful shape. Inventory 7470 Price $400.00
COPY 2: Slight rubbing to the cover illustration. 6 page tears near gutter all repaired with invisible tape. Bump to spine bottom. Browning of page edges. No markings. A Very Good copy.Inventory # 7654 $250.00
This is a a FINE copy. We have sold over 8 copies of thi book over the past six years and this is the most perfect we have held. There are NO marks or repairs, no tears, no inscriptions. The binding is tight and the cover image has very little rubbing. The interior is bright with on;y very slight age-browning to the pages. . The binding is tight, the illustrations bright. Inventory # 7769 Price $600.00
Ruth Eger, Illustrator
A Jigsaw Puzzle.
from: Rimskittle"s Book: 1926
When Dickie Dapper Came to Town