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The Adventures of A Brownie as told to my Child by Miss Mulock (Mrs. Dinah Mulock Craik) - Hardcover - Reissue - 1912 - from The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ) (SKU: E20084)

The Adventures of A Brownie as told to my Child

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The Adventures of A Brownie as told to my Child

by Miss Mulock (Mrs. Dinah Mulock Craik)

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  • hardcover
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New York: A.L. Burt, 1912. Reissue. Hardcover. Very Good. N.d. (about 1912 as per gift inscription on front free endpaper 1908). Large 8vo in decorated green cloth with design of a Brownie above a pond with a frog. 200 pp. plus illustrated publisher's ads for children's ads at rear. Color frontispiece and additional full and partial page black and white drawings. About very good, some toning and edge fraying to the spine, couple small spots front cover and also some bottom edge of rear cover.. Gift inscription dated on Valentine's Day (Feb. 14) 1912 on the front free endpaper. Collection of charming children's tales about a Brownie, an imaginary little sprite. Tales include "The Land Of Lost Toys", "Three Christmas Trees", "The Brownie and The Cook", "The Brownie and The Cherry Tree". The original publication in 1872 featured more traditional elf-like creatures but by the time of this publication (around 1912), the Brownies were drawn in imitation of Palmer Cox's famous little folk.

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Bookseller
The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ) US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
E20084
Title
The Adventures of A Brownie as told to my Child
Author
Miss Mulock (Mrs. Dinah Mulock Craik)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity-available
1
Edition
Reissue
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
A.L. Burt
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1912
Keywords
brownies, children, juvenile
Bookseller catalogs
Children;

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The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ)

TRACKING AND INSURANCE AT OPTION OF BUYER. ON UNINSURED ITEMS, OUR RESPONSIBILITY ENDS WITH PROOF OF SHIPPING---NO EXCEPTIONS! Books are returnable if misdescribed; we must be notified within 48 hours of receipt if making a return. We conform to accepted ABAA grading. "First edition" means "first printing" unless noted; if it doesn't say it has a jacket then it doesn't; faults such as ownership signatures, price clipping, etc. will be noted in the listing. Member ABAA, ILAB, ABNJ.

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The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ)

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About The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ)

The Old Book Shop of Bordentown is a general used/rare bookshop open to the public Tues.-Sunday 11AM to 5PM (8 PM on Fridays). 10,000 books on premises with another 25,000 in stock. Areas of speciality include baseball, New Jersey, American literature, mysteries. Member, ABAA, ILAB,Antiquarian Booksellers of New Jersey. Located in historic Bordentown City, New Jeresy (est. 1682).

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