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Description: Boston/New York, Houghton, Mifflin & Co. 1892 Plates (4) + text illustrations by Katherine R. Wireman. . Octavo quarter cloth pictorial boards (damp damaged & bit deformed) 66pp damp tide mark. Titlepage loose, binding loose across book. Some foxing but no impact on text a litte staining to the centre of all pages, but at its worst on p66, still no impact on text. Some foxing to top corner of cover page, spine worn. This is the 1892 edition of a book first published privately in 1888, proceeeds from the book went to help a kindergarden founded by Wiggin. This is a story of generosity in gilded age America. * The book had sold over 1.5 million copies and in 1917 the story was adapted into a silent film by Lule Warrenton (1862-1932), the only female director in the world to have her own studio at the time and a pioneer of childrens films.

Keywords: American childrens classic

Price: GBP 28.00 = appr. US$ 39.98 Seller: Abbey Antiquarian Books
- Book number: J60378

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