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Little John of New England by  Madeline Brandeis - First Edition - 1936 - from Knickerbocker Books and

Little John of New England

by Brandeis, Madeline

Condition: Very Good/Not Issued

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1936. 1936 First Edition. VERY GOOD. A clean, complete copy. The only marking is a gift inscription neatly penned along top of front free endpaper. Marginal spotting to first text pages, otherwise pages are fresh and near fine. Endpapers are printed with simple map of New England New York. There is some rumpling to the pasted ends, probably caused during binding process. Bound in paper covered boards (front cover with title and illustration in color) and blue cloth spine. Covers are lightly rubbed and soiled but still bright. Hinges and book block intact. John must stay at his uncle's farm in Naples, Maine while his parents take a road trip through New England in search of a mysterious "treasure." This is an early "photo-story book" with several black & white photos of people and places - including such New England landmarks as the House of the Seven Gables, the Provincetown lighthouse, and the old 'doughnut tree' in Fryeburg, Maine. 6-3/4 x 8-3/4". 156 pages. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Not Issued.


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