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    Children's Vintage Story Books Group of 8 (Various Publishers, 1922-75). Collection of hardcover books from noted children's book artist John Gee (1895 - 1977). Books include a privately bound copy of Mr. Gee's book Bunnie Bear (Buzza Company, sixth edition); The Princess of Cozytown by Ruth Plumly Thompson (P.F. Volland Company, 1922 first edition); In Tumbledown Town by #Wilbur D. Nesbit, illustrations by John Gee (P.F. Volland, eighth edition); The Pirate's Treasure story and art by Edward A. Wilson (P.F. Volland, eleventh edition; inscribed by John Gee on the dedication page); Favorite Pages from Child Life (Rand McNally and Co., 1931 first edition with four page insert letter; includes a rare 4-page insert letter); two copies of Doris and the Trolls by Richard Atwater, illustrations by John Gee (Rand McNally and Co., 1931 first editions; one includes a letter by Mr. Gee with quotes from reviews, while the other copy includes a tattered dust jacket designed by Mr. Gee, who also signed the title page); and one magazine, Creative Thinking for Beginners (Highlights for Children, 1975, signed on the front cover by Mr. Gee, with illustrations by him inside). Overall condition is Good.

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