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The Blue Flower by  Henry Van Dyke - Hardcover - No Additional Printings Indicated - 1902 - from Ravenroost Books and Biblio.com

The Blue Flower

by Van Dyke, Henry

Condition: Very Good


New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1902. 299pgs. Very Good harcover, decorative binding signed MA, navy cloth with attractive decoration in gilt and green by Margaret Armstrong on front board and spine. Attractive period bookplate with the poem "If thou art borrowed by a friend..." and gift inscription [to Dr. Jno. S. Niles by his nephew Frank L. Niles) on front endpapers. Faint bookstore/druggist's shop stamp (Carbondale, PA) on bottom corner of rear endpaper. Clean, sound and otherwise unmarked. Publication date: October 1902. A series of nine short stories, iIllustrated with color plate artwork by these artists: R.J. Weguelin, F.V. DuMond, Arthur Heming, Howard Pyle, C.K. Linson. Contents: The Blue Flower, The Source, The Mill, Spy Rock, Wood-Magic, The Other Wise Man, A Handful of Clay, The Lost Word, The First Christmas Tree. #1951.. No Additional Printings Indicated. Decorated Cloth Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Margaret Armstrong, R.J. Weguelin. 12mo - 6¾ - 7¾ Inches Tall.

Sometimes short stories are brought together like parcels in a basket. Sometimes they grow together like blossoms on a bush. Then, of course, they really belong to one another, because they have the same life in them.


  • Bookseller: Ravenroost Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1951
  • Title: The Blue Flower
  • Author: Van Dyke, Henry
  • Illustrator: Margaret Armstrong, R.J. Weguelin
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Charles Scribners Sons
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1902
  • Keywords: Henry Van Dyke, The Blue Flower, Short Stories, R.J. Weguelin, F.V. DuMond, Arthur Heming, Howard Pyle, C.K. Linson, The Source, The Mill, Spy Rock, Wood-Magic, The Other Wise Man, A Handful of Clay, The Lost Word, Decorative Bindings, The First Christmas
  • Bookseller catalogs: COMPLETE CATALOG; SHORT STORIES, ANTHOLOGIES, TALES, MYTHS; ANTIQUARIAN AND PRE 1900;
  • Subjects: FICTION / General;
  • Size: 12mo - 6¾ - 7¾ Inches Tall


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