[HOLLYWOOD] Betty Grable Coloring Book. Chicago, Illinois. Merrill Company Publishers. 1953.
Folio (circa 26.5 x 35.5m); original photograph card covers, illustrated to both panels in colour; pp. ; with captioned outline drawings throughout, for colouring; a remarkably fresh, totally unused, copy with minor rubbing to spine, internally clean with the unavoidable toning to inferior stock and occasional small chipping to fore-edges; an unusual survival.
Sole edition thus, requiring careful handling. A long series of images of this famous screen actress, star of Twentieth Century Fox, depicting all aspects of her life, both professional and private. The American screen actress and sex symbol Betty Grable (1916-1973) made a total of 42 films and was one of the most sought-after Hollywood actresses of the 1930s and '40s. The US Treasury Department, in 1946 and 1947, listed her as America's highest-salaried woman.