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Children of the Revolution by  Maud  Mabel; Humphrey - Hardcover - 1900 - from Old Saratoga Books (SKU: 31305)

Children of the Revolution

Children of the Revolution by  Maud  Mabel; Humphrey - Hardcover - 1900 - from Old Saratoga Books (SKU: 31305)

Children of the Revolution

by Humphrey, Mabel; Humphrey, Maud

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  • hardcover
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Fair with no dust jacket; Backstrip split and reglued, boards heavily worn, pages toned, water spots on front and rear boards.
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NY: Frederick A. Stokes Company. Fair with no dust jacket; Backstrip split and reglued, boards heavily . worn, pages toned, water spots on front and rear boards.. 1900. Hardcover. Pictorial hardcover with blue cloth spine. Stories and verse about various figures in American Revolutionary War history and black and white illustrations by Mabel Humphrey of children dressing up and reenacting these scenes. Twelve full-page chromolithograph plates by Maud Humphrey (Mabel's sister and Humphrey Bogart's mother). Scenes and stories include Martha Washington pouring tea, the surrender of Cornwallis, Washington Crossing the Delaware, Lafayette dancing the Minuet, Moll Pitcher, Betsy Ross, Paul Revere's ride, the Boston Tea Party, Paul Jones, the Battle of Bunker Hill, Ben Franklin's arrival in Philadelphia, and the courtship of George Washington. The children depicted in these illustrations are plump and rosy-cheeked and have meticulous costuming. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

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Bookseller
Old Saratoga Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
31305
Title
Children of the Revolution
Author
Humphrey, Mabel; Humphrey, Maud
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fair with no dust jacket; Backstrip split and reglued, boards heavily worn, pages toned, water spots on front and rear boards.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Frederick A. Stokes Company
Place of Publication
NY
Date Published
1900
Keywords
1900s Childrens Books, Maud Humphrey, Revolutionary War, Illustrated Books
Bookseller catalogs
American Revolution; 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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