Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Shakespeare's Seven Ages Drawing Book For Children

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The front cover begins at the top with the title "Shakespeare's Seven Ages Drawing Book For Children" written in brown lettering with a portrait of Shakespeare located to the left. Underneath, the phrase "Quick Meal Coal Ranges" is written in white lettering against a red background. At the bottom, the company name and address are listed in black lettering with a small model of a range located in the lower right corner. The back cover features a range model in a bull's eye with the phrase "Quick Meal Gasoline Ranges" located above it. At the bottom it states "They Stand All Tests" in black lettering. The front end page is made up of information about the Quick Meal Steel Ranges. The rest of the inside pages are dedicated to various illustrations of "the seven ages of man" that can be traced on the tissue paper located on top of each page. All inside pages are titled "As You Like It" which is written in black lettering. The back end page contains four paragraphs describing the Quick Meal Gasoline Stoves. No page numbers.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Ringen Stoves

Publisher: Ringen Stove Co. (St. Louis, Mo.)

1935 (ca.)

12.7 x 7.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Shakespeare's Seven Ages Drawing Book For Children. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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