Jingle Dingle (1953)


First Edition of
Leon Jason's Jingle Dingle,
With Christmas-Themed Moveables

Kramer, Lucille Lee. Leon Jason's Jingle Dingle in "Christmas Time in Jingle Town". Cincinnati: Art Craft, 1953.

1st Edition. Plastic comb binding. 4to  11" - 13" tall.

First edition of this classic 1950s "stocking book," with all moveables fully intact and functional and all the original toy pieces. Created as a Christmas stocking book, Leon Jason's Jingle Dingle is an iconic 1950s Christmas book featuring cartoon illustration and numerous innovative moveables. This particular copy is exceptional, as it contains the original balloon stuffed into the suitcase illustration and the two paper games (checkers and dominoes) inside the stocking illustrations, almost always absent. Fine condition.