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HELEN'S BABIES By JOHN HABBERTON by  JOHN HABBERTON - Hardcover - 2nd Edition 5th or later Printing - 1930 - from Book Quest and Biblio.com

HELEN'S BABIES By JOHN HABBERTON

by HABBERTON, JOHN

Condition: Very Good/Good


NY: A. L. BURT COMPANY, Blue Ribbon Books, 1930. 2nd Edition 5th or later Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 5.5"x7.5. Cover Thelma Knapp. Boards are red cloth with gilt titles, almost like a new book. Clean unmarked, text, tight spine. The DJ has mild chipping to the edgeesthe lower edge has milder chips.is taped in places and is good condition, now in protective mylar sleeve.

Helen's Babies is a humorous novel by American journalist and author John Habberton, first published in 1876.The book's full title is: Helen's Babies: With Some Account of Their Ways Innocent, Crafty, Angelic, Impish, Witching, and Repulsive, Also, a Partial Record of Their Actions During Ten Days of Their Existence. In its early editions the author was noted anonymously as "By Their Latest Victim". Helen's Babies was adapted into a film of the same name in 1924, directed by William A. Seiter.


  • Bookseller: Book Quest US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 40474
  • Title: HELEN'S BABIES By JOHN HABBERTON
  • Author: HABBERTON, JOHN
  • Illustrator:Cover Thelma Knapp
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 2nd Edition 5th or later Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: A. L. BURT COMPANY, Blue Ribbon Books
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 1930
  • Pages: 257
  • Keywords: Classic Children, Habberton, Helen's Babies
  • Bookseller catalogs: Childrens;
  • Size: 5.5"x7.5


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