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Eight illustrated volumes by Jane Eayre Fryer  

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Eight illustrated volumes by Jane Eayre Fryer
Fryer, Jane Eayre
Various places
Various dates

8 volumes. Illustrated throughout. (8vo), cloth with pictorial cover labels. First Editions.

Eight illustrated volumes by the popular children's author. A variety of subjects are covered, including cooking, sewing and first aid. All books illustrated throughout by various artists, some with color plates, fold-out patterns, etc.


  • Easy Steps in Cooking for Big and Little Girls, or Mary Frances Among the Kitchen People. First Edition, Second Printing. n.p. Published by the author, 1912.
  • Mary Frances Cook Book; or Adventures Among the Kitchen People. Philadelphia: John C. Winston, 1912.
  • The Mary Frances Sewing Book, or Adventures Among the Thimble People. With sewing circle certificate still bound in at front. Lacking at least 2 of the sewing inserts, some others only partially intact, hinges cracked; good. Philadelphia: John C. Winston Co., 1913.
  • The Mary Frances Sewing Book, or Adventures Among the Thimble People. All sewing inserts intact, lacking sewing circle certificate. Philadelphia: John C. Winston Co., 1913.
  • The Mary Frances First Aid Book. Merchantville, N. J.: Jane Eayre Fryer, 1916.
  • The Mary Frances Garden Book. With color frontispiece, 4 color cut-outs still intact. Hinges cracked, tape repairs made to "Garden People" page at front; good. Philadelphia: John C. Winston Company, 1916.
  • The Mary Frances Knitting and Crocheting Book or Adventures Among the Knitting People. With plates from color photographs. Philadelphia: John C. Winston Company, 1918.
  • The Mary Frances Story Book. Philadelphia: John C. Winston Company, 1921.
Lot Amendments
General wear to bindings, with some rubbing, staining, etc.; toning to interiors, with occasional gift inscription, owner's signature, etc., a few instances of closed tears and tape repairs, a few volumes shaken; in all, good or better, most volumes being very good.
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