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Four Winds Farm by Mrs Molesworth - Hardcover - Reprint - 1894 - from Washburn Books and Biblio.com

Four Winds Farm

by Mrs Molesworth

Condition: Good/No Jacket


London: Macmillan & Co, 1894 Children's story, 180pp with tissue-guarded frontis, decorated title page and six other full-page black and white illustrations by Walter Crane. Gilt lettering to decorated front board, dark blue lettering to spine. Back board has spattering of small red spots. Spine slightly cocked, corners bumped, edges a little browned and ffep missing. Former owners' details to pastedown and half-title, otherwise good.. Reprint. Blue Decorated Boards. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Walter Crane. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Washburn Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 003330
  • Title: Four Winds Farm
  • Author: Mrs Molesworth
  • Illustrator: Walter Crane
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Macmillan & Co
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1894
  • Bookseller catalogs: Children's Collectable Books;
  • Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall

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