Anderson, IN: American Playground Device Company, 1918. Paperback. [cover title]. Saddle stapled heavy card wraps, oblong 8vo (9 inches tall x 12-1/4 inches wide), pp. 48, index, illustrated throughout w. line drawings and many photo reproductions. Volume slightly dished from previous storage, resellers sticker to upper cover, lacks 3 leaves (p. 9/10 15/16 27/28), else VG. Good. Item #3467
An early American catalogue advocating for schools, parks and municipalities to engage with and encourage the enjoyment of children - even going so far as to give examples of same with "The Trend of Playground Legislation in the U.S." on p. 3. We do however note that some of the "children" in the photos in the catalogue appear to be 6 feet tall!
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