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Hitty: Her First Hundred Years

by Field, Rachel; Lathrop, Dorothy P

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


E-130: The MacMillan Company. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. 1929. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover. 8vo. The MacMillan Company. 1929. 207 pgs. First Edition/First Printing. Signed in the year of publication by Rachel Field. DJ has shelf-wear present (sunned spine, chipping present to the top and bottom edges of the spine of the DJ). No ownership marks present. Text is clean and free of marks, binding tight and solid, boards clean with no wear present. Hitty is a doll of great charm and character. It is indeed a privilege to publish her memoirs, which, besides being full of the most thrilling adventures on land and sea, also reveal her delightful personality. One glance at her portrait will show that she is no ordinary doll. Hitty, or Mehitable as she was really named, was made in the early 1800s for Phoebe Preble, a little girl from Maine. Young Phoebe was very proud of her beautiful doll and took her everywhere, even on a long sailing trip in a whaler. This is the story of Hitty's years with Phoebe, and the many that follow in the life of a well-loved doll. E-130; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 207 pages; Signed by Author .

Hitty is a doll of great charm and character. It is indeed a privilege to publish her memoirs, which, besides being full of the most thrilling adventures on land and sea, also reveal her delightful personality. One glance at her portrait will show that she is no ordinary doll. Hitty, or Mehitable as she was really named, was made in the early 1800s for Phoebe Preble, a little girl from Maine. Young Phoebe was very proud of her beautiful doll and took her everywhere, even on a long sailing trip in a whaler. This is the story of Hitty's years with Phoebe, and the many that follow in the life of a well-loved doll.




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