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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.
  • CR20160707/20180920

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 bookstext books, and wildlife for periodicals, in addition to painting landscapes.

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Year Printed: 1946
Modified Item: No
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Topic: Fiction
Binding: Hardcover
Region: North America
Illustrator: Denver L. Gillen
Author: Richard Fechheimer
Subject: Children's
Original/Facsimile: Original
Language: English
Publisher: General Luminescent Corporation
Place of Publication: Chicago IL
Special Attributes: First Edition
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