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Sherman, James Woodward, The Gay Kitchen/Out in the Kitchen, Eugenie Wireman, Boston, Little, Brown & Co., 1926-27, second(?) edition, 12mo (7.5" x 6"), HB, tan cloth bds w/ illus & titles, both G / none. See below for details.

Set of two. The adventures of a set of kitchen utensils and a sequel. Both were well-loved, and for good reason.

Out in the Kitchen, 1927, 133 pp. 19 illustrations. Bds darkened, edgeworn, extremities bumped & corners exposed, half-removed bookplate to front pastedown, pen scribbles on rear bd, Last three pp have tiny holes poked in them, pencil writing on rear pastedown, some fingersoiling & thumbing throughout, p 49 ripped.

The Gay Kitchen, 1926, 143 pp. 19 illustrations. Bds extremely darkened, extremities bumped, dampstaining, spine has tiny holes (looks as if it were pierced with something like a pushpin), interior a bit thumbed & fingersoiled, some odd darkened spots to the first few pp, ffep marked with prev. owner's sig & inscription in red ink & erased pencil, crayon on three pages (someone practicing their letters and numbers!).    [Book ID # 1459]


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