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The Bobbsey Twins in a Great City by Laura Lee Hope - Hardcover - 1945 - from Lavender Path Antiques and Books and Biblio.com

The Bobbsey Twins in a Great City

by Laura Lee Hope

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


New York: Grossett & Dunlap. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1945. Hardcover. Hardcover, 244 pages in near fine condition, a few pages have bent corners. Dustjacket very good, light wear on jacket edges. Gift inscription written on endpaper dated 1953. Dark green covers, jacket has illustration of girl, boy and a dog, also illustration on spine.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

From the book:"Oh, there comes my skate off again! Freddie, have you got any paste in your pocket?" "Paste, Flossie! What good would paste be to fasten on your skate?" "I don't know, but it might do some good. I can't make the strap hold it on any more," and a plump little girl shook back her flaxen, curling hair, which had slipped from under her cap and was blowing into her eyes, sat down on a log near the shore of the frozen lake and looked sorrowfully at the shining skate which had become loosened from her shoe.




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