You loved the Gilbreth family in "Cheaper by the Dozen", you'll adore them even more in this charming sequel!!
COLLECTOR'S 1950 first edition hardcover book - Belles on Their Toes by Frank B. Gilbreth Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey. Fantastic Donald McKay illustrations.
Publisher: International Collectors Library, Garden City, New York, Copyright, 1950, probable first printing. No isbn. NOT ex-library.
Sequel to the very funny, heartwarming autobiography of the large and lively family of Frank Bunker Gilbreth and Lillian Moller Gilbreth, pioneers in field of mechanical engineering at the turn of 20th century,
CHARMING cartoon illustrations with full page white plates. Wait until you see drawings up close. Wow! Dedication: To Mother Who Deserves Better Treatment.
Delightful biographical story and antics of the Gilbreth Family. As daughters grow up, they create a whole new slew of comic situations.
Sturdy Lillian, mother of 12 faced with supporting her brood by herself after her husband died, puts her engineering qualifications to use.
Hardcover, bright orange buckram leatherette boards, 237pp, 8" x 5.5". Binding tight. Fine vintage condition.
Cover fine/bright/sharp/clean/minimal shelfwear. Pages excellent/bright/crisp/clean/light wear-1pp small bite-1pp small tear-not text/small spot 2pp-name fep-pencil-light toning.
Do not pass up this gem, prided to sell; will make a FABULOUS gift!!