BOBBY BRITE LEARNS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN DAY AND NIGHT, by R. Fechheimer; D.L. Gillen (illus) - 1946
Bobby Brite Learns the Difference Between DAY And NIGHT
by Richard Fechheimer
illustrated by Denver L. Gillen
Published by: General Luminescent Corporation, Chicago, IL. 1946.
Spiralbound hardback is overall in VERY GOOD- condition.
- Book is complete and intact.
- Covers exhibits some perimeter wear, scuffing, and soiling.
- Top of back board is creased at corner.
- Metal ring binding (similar to spiral) holds boards and pages securely in place.
- Expected wear around metal bands, particularly on the covers.
- Spine is split along shoulders from ends to first ring.
- Dirt and smudges on back board.
- Interior is free of writing and intentional marks.
- Glow is still somewhat responsive, and best seen in full dark after very bright exposure.
- Pages exhibit light scuffing.
- Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
From the cover: "Each page has a hidden picture. Read it first in the bright light... Turn out the light. You will see a new picture glowing in the dark." A TWO-IN-ONE PICTURE BOOK
This very rare and scarce book is one of the earliest examples of glow-in-the-dark printing. Book consists of 7 images on right side, with story text on left. Paper is black with turquoise blue ink. Glows in the dark. Unpaginated. 11 x 8.5 inches.
Richard Feccheimer is remembered as a lyricist, producing sheet music as well as writing for musical theater.
Denver Laredo Gillen (1914-1975) is best known for illustrating the first printing of Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer. He illustrated other children's books, text books, and wildlife for periodicals, in addition to painting landscapes.
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