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This book was published by Artists and Writers Guild, Inc 1944. Printed in the USA by Western Printing and Lithographing Company. The pages are full of wonderful 1940s artwork both in color and in black & white. It's a delightful book.

It measures 12 3/8" tall, 5" wide, and about 6/8" thick.

Table of Contents:
Little Red Riding Hood
The City Mouse and the Country Mouse
The Gingerbread Boy
The Foolish Milkmaid
The Ugly Duckling
The Three Bears
The Three Billy Goats Gruff
The Little Wee Women
The Little Red Hen and the Fox
Chicken Licken
The Wolf and the Kids
Lazy Jack
Wolf! Wolf!
The Fox and the Crow
The Little Red Hen
The Three Wishes
The Straw, the Coal, and the Bean (what???)
The Little Old Woman and her Pig
The Three Big Sillies
The Tortoise and the Hare
The Lion and the Mouse
The Three Little Pigs
The Pot That Would Not Stop Boiling
The Goose That Laid the Golden Eggs

Overall condition is good. The binding is loose and shows wear. The inside pages overall are very good. A couple of creased corners and a loose page or two towards the back. Please keep in mind this is authentic vintage. I do my best to list all flaws and issues.

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vintage 1944 "The Tall Book of Nursery Tales" // pictures by F. Rojankovsky // amazing illustrations


  • Vintage item from the 1940s
  • Material: paper
  • Only ships within United States.
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