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Grandmother's Surprise by  Betsy von Furstenberg - Signed First Edition - from Knickerbocker Books (SKU: 001217)

Grandmother's Surprise

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Grandmother's Surprise

by von Furstenberg, Betsy

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  • Signed
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Self-published AUTHOR SIGNED. Published by the late author and illustrator (Baroness) Betsy von Furstenberg. No publication date stated, likely mid 1990s-early 2000s. FINE in NEAR FINE dust jacket. Signed on title page by Broadway and TV actress Betsy von Furstenberg - also a talented writer and artist (and a Baroness). Delicately rendered color illustrations throughout. "A mystical tale of a globe-trotting grandmother" for young readers. A fresh, clean, unmarked and tightly bound copy. Hardcover of color pictorial paper over board, design matching that of the jacket. Jacket has short closed tear at top of front spine fold but is otherwise fine. 9-1/4 x 11"; 26 pages.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Von Furstenberg, Betsy. 4to.


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Knickerbocker Books US (US)
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Grandmother's Surprise
von Furstenberg, Betsy
Von Furstenberg, Betsy
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
First Edition
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Children's & Illustrated;

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