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by C. Collodi ; edited by Watty Piper ; illustrated by Tony Sarg.
New York : Platt & Munk, c1940.

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The gift of Sybille Pantazzi.

Tony Sarg (1882-1942) was born in Guatemala, and later moved to the United States. He was a talented puppeteer, organizing workshops and creating films, but is best known for his illustration of children's books, including many movable designs.

“Watty Piper” is a pseudonym for the publishing house editorial staff.

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The adventures of Pinocchio
by C. Collodi ; illustrated by Attilio Mussino ; translated from the Italian by Carol Della Chiesa
New York : Macmillan, 1945, c1927. (Macmillan children's classics). "New edition, October, 1930."

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The gift of E.R. Grange.

Attilio Mussino (1878-1954), an Italian artist who specialized in children’s books, is best remembered for his lavish, inspired illustrations of Pinocchio.

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Source: Osborne Collection of Early Children’s Books, Toronto Public Library.