St. Paul, MN: Webb Book Publishing, 1942. First edition. Hardcover. A kangaroo pull toy adorns the front of the dust jacket to this "practical introduction to woodworking, designed for use in home and school... giving step-by-step instructions in the use of tools and woodworking materials..." The authors seem pleased that "The contents of this volume have been used in mimeographed form with thousands of boys and girls". It includes photographs of boys and girls working on and playing with their projects.
Sml. 4to, 88pp, 44 plates and other illustrations. Publishers green cloth boards and decorative dj showing a pull toy kangaroo named "Hoppy". Charming decorative endpapers showing a workshop full of children working on a variety of projects. The covers and text in fine condition, the dj with corner rubbing and short closed tears at spine, but protected in a jacket and very bright. Very good overall. Item #27539