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Bridgman's Kewts by  L. J. [Lewis Jesse] Bridgman - First Edition - 1902 - from Old Saratoga Books (SKU: 32380)

Bridgman's Kewts

Bridgman's Kewts by  L. J. [Lewis Jesse] Bridgman - First Edition - 1902 - from Old Saratoga Books (SKU: 32380)

Bridgman's Kewts

by Bridgman, L. J. [Lewis Jesse]

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, bookseller's ticket on front pastedown endpaper, owner name on front flyleaf, front
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NY and Boston: H. M. Caldwell Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, bookseller's ticket on front . pastedown endpaper, owner name on front flyleaf, front hinge cracked, a . few pages smudged, shaken.. 1902. First Edition. Hardcover. Brown cloth binding with color illustration of young boy in nightshirt with lit candle on front and rear boards. Decorative endpapers. 44 full-page illustrations in red and black. An antique children's picture book about a group of five Kewts: bald little people (not quite as cute as Palmer Cox's Brownies, but similar) who take a tour, written in verse, of the 48 United States with their tour guide Sammy, a short, bald version of Uncle Sam. There's Kewt Pat (Irish) , Kewt Sandy (Scottish) , Kewt Ah San (Chinese) , Kewt Hans (Dutch) and Kewt Sambo (a fez-wearing African). Sambo suffers the most from stereotypical writing and illustrations and Native Americans of Oklahoma are also slammed. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 94 pages .

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Bookseller
Old Saratoga Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
32380
Title
Bridgman's Kewts
Author
Bridgman, L. J. [Lewis Jesse]
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, bookseller's ticket on front pastedown endpaper, owner name on front flyleaf, front
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
H. M. Caldwell Company
Place of Publication
NY and Boston
Date Published
1902
Keywords
1900s Childrens Books, Antique Children's Books, Children's Geography, Kewts, Racial Stereotypes In Children's Literature
Bookseller catalogs
Children's Books;

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About Old Saratoga Books

Old Saratoga Books owners Dan and Rachel Jagareski have been selling books since 1996. After running an open shop for twenty years in the historic village of Schuylerville we now sell books online and at book fairs. We are members of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA). Our specialties include books about history, science, cooking, children's books, and the arts. Rachel is a graduate of the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar and has attended Rare Book School in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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