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First Edition Book The Lonely Doll by Dare Wright from 1957First Edition Book The Lonely Doll by Dare Wright from 1957First Edition Book The Lonely Doll by Dare Wright from 1957First Edition Book The Lonely Doll by Dare Wright from 1957First Edition Book The Lonely Doll by Dare Wright from 1957First Edition Book The Lonely Doll by Dare Wright from 1957First Edition Book The Lonely Doll by Dare Wright from 1957First Edition Book The Lonely Doll by Dare Wright from 1957

Here is the ORIGINAL storybook of "The Lonely Doll" published and photographed by Dare Wright in 1957, first edition. It is a Classic story that many of you are sure to remember from your childhood (I know I do!) - it was one of my very favorite bedtime stories!! The story is about a doll and it starts out: "Once there was a little doll. Her name was Edith. She lived in a nice house and had everything she needed except somebody to play with. She was very lonely!" Edith was a felt doll owned by Dare Wright along with two bears, Mr. Bear and Little Bear who become Edith's friends in the book. Dare took her doll & Bears along to photograph them to use in the book. It is such an endearing story from a sweet and innocent time. There is drama when Edith and Little Bear get into trouble and Mr. Bear has to give them both a spanking (something unheard of today)- but love prevails and Edith comes to realize she has friends in the bears for always. All pictures are in black & white-very good photography. The book is hardbound 12.5" tall X 9" wide in fine condition. It has a pink & white gingham border with a sweet picture of Edith on the front and back cover (same design on both sides). The binding is in good condition with no torn or written-on pages in all-original state.

Please Note: Doll is not included in this sale, BUT is available on another of my listings! I have also listed the original 1966 book "A Gift From the Lonely Doll" for sale.

*These books are hard to find and cherished by collectors of dolls and books!

Item ID: DH-8218

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First Edition Book The Lonely Doll by Dare Wright from 1957

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