Drawing Book : Seal Brand Coffee
New York: Otis F Wood, 1897.
Illustrated by Illustrated. Stapled wraps. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #14962
First two text pages with pencil drawings added, pencil gift inscription on front cover, staples rusty, otherwise light wear. Solid paperback stapled wraps. ; Chase & Sanborn's Seal Brand Coffee advertising pamphlet, produced by New York advertising agent Otis F Wood. Selling agent, Puff Brothers, St Cloud, Minnesota, slugged onto rear cover. Contents are a child's drawing instruction booklet, with half page samples and space for child to copy the examples. "This book if followed and studied closely will teach any person to draw, as it shows through different stages the start and finish of a drawing. ... It will also afford small childen amusement as with colored pencils or paints the different objects may be colored and by starting this way the boy or girl will unconsciously cultivate a taste for drawing." [And mom and dad, a taste for the coffee ...]. Wonderful, uncommon coffee advertising hand-out. ;  + wraps pages.