LAURA JANE SEES EVERYTHING AT HESS'S, by O. Schisgall & J. Maas - 1957 [1st Ed]


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Laura Jane Sees Everything at Hess's

by Oscar Schisgall

illustrated by Julie Maas

1st Edition, New York, New York: The Public Service Syndicate, 1957 

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD++ condition, with a VERY GOOD DJ.

  • Illustrated blue cover features a gilt design of the main character in the story book.
  • Boards show some shelfwear and edgewear.
  • Corners are bumped with scuffed edges. (See Photos).
  • Spine has gilt text against a blue background.
  • Binding is strong and secure. It has a little bit of play.
  • Illustrations are bright and clear.
  • Interior is gently age-toned
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
  • Front fep has dark black mark from previous owner. (See Photos).
  • Illustrated DJ looks nice and is nicely preserved behind Mylar and is backed with archival paper.
  • Close examination of DJ reveals notable edgewear with chipped corners (the largest being 1/2 by 1/2 inch) and closed tears, as well as overall shelfwear and sunned spine. (See Photos).
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • AJ20190708

30 pages. 8.25 x 10 inches.

In this story whose charm should capture parents as well as little ones. Laura Jane not only sees a remarkable department store, she copes with the greatest of all childhood problems, if she had one wish that could be fulfilled, what would it be? 


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