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The Arabella and Araminta Stories by  Gertrude Smith - Hardcover - First edition, first printing - 1895 - from Thorn Books (SKU: 20132)

The Arabella and Araminta Stories

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The Arabella and Araminta Stories

by Smith, Gertrude

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  • Hardcover
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Boston: Copeland and Day, 1895. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Good. Illustrated by Ethel Reed.. 4to. (8),103,(1)pp. Tan cloth printed in black. Red pictorial endpapers. Title page in red and black. Illustrated with 15 full page illustrations. Introduction by Mary E. Wilkins.

Occasional light scattered foxing and staining; rebacked with original spine paid on (lacking spine tips); edge and corner wear, and inner hinges worn. Still, a good copy of a rare children's book.

Signed by Gertrude Smith and Mary Wilkins on the verso of the front free endpaper.

Rare Peter Parley to Penrod title. The Helen Younger list of Collectible Children's Books selection for 1895.


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The Arabella and Araminta Stories
Smith, Gertrude
Illustrated by Ethel Reed.
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Used - Good
First edition, first printing
Copeland and Day
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Date Published
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Thorn Books offers antiquarian, rare and out-of-print books. Frequently updated catalogues are available online in our specialty areas: King Arthur; Early Britain; Western Americana; California; Literature; and Rare Books. We are open by appointment only. Thorn Books is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers of American (ABAA), the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB), and the Independent League of Online Booksellers (IOBA).


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First Edition
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