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The Keeper Of The Bees; Decorations By Lee Thayer. Illustrations By Gordon Grant

The Keeper Of The Bees; Decorations By Lee Thayer. Illustrations By Gordon Grant

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The Keeper Of The Bees; Decorations By Lee Thayer. Illustrations By Gordon Grant

by Stratton-Porter, Gene

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Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1925. First Edition, Second Printing. Cloth. Near fine/very good. First edition of The Keeper of the Bees by Gene Stratton-Porter.. Octavo, [14], 515pp. Cloth, title in navy blue on spine and cover, with color illustrations stamped on front cover. Illustrated endpapers. Lacking the first edition statement on the copyright page. Solid text block, a touch of wear to corners, a near fine example. In publisher's first state dust jacket, $2.00 retail price on front flap, some wear to edges and flap folds, spine rubbed, chipping to spine tips. A vibrant example. Previous ownership inscription on half-title. Complete with full-page plates and a frontispiece.

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On Apr 23 2014, a reader said:
This is a wonderful book. It's the story of one man's journey to heal himself both physically and spiritually. How in reaching out to help others he remembers his roots and returns to them. A great story.

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Bookseller
The First Edition Rare Books, LLC US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
12714
Title
The Keeper Of The Bees; Decorations By Lee Thayer. Illustrations By Gordon Grant
Author
Stratton-Porter, Gene
Illustrator
First edition of The Keeper of the Bees by Gene Stratton-Porter.
Format/Binding
Cloth
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
very good
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition, Second Printing
Publisher
Doubleday, Page & Company
Place of Publication
Garden City
Date Published
1925
Keywords
first edition Gene Stratton-Porter, signed book Gene Stratton-Porter, A Song of the Wilderness, A Girls of the limberlost, Freckles Gene Stratton-Porter,

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Chipping
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First Edition
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