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The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes as Told to Jenifer

The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes as Told to Jenifer

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The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes as Told to Jenifer

by HEYWARD, Du Bose

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Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1939. First Edition. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. Good +/Good. Marjorie Flack. 4to. Pp. [48]. Color illustrations. Taupe cloth, titles and illustration stamped in black on the cover, salmon endpapers: dampstains to the cover edges, mostly at the bottom penetrating to the leaves, leaves also lightly soiled. In the color illustrated dust jacket with author and daughter Jenifer photo portrait on back: heavily chipped, torn and dampstained at the bottom edge, closed tear at the top through the titles. A country bunny raises twenty-one children then becomes the Easter Bunny. An enduring classic, now seen as feminist and anti-racist. Heyward also wrote the novel Porgy later adapted as a play then the opera Porgy and Bess. In the uncommon dust jacket, scarce in any condition, being the second state with "Easter Bunny" corrected to "Country Bunny" on spine. Dust jacket now preserved in a removable, clear archival sleeve.


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The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes as Told to Jenifer
Marjorie Flack
Hardcover with Dust Jacket
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First Edition
Houghton Mifflin Company
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Boston & New York
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