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Little Sandman and the Fifty Famous Sky Stories: a Child's Book of Familiar Sky Legends

by June, Caroline Silver

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Chicago: Albert Whitman & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1937. First; Third. Hardcover. Blue cloth hardback has colored pictorial label to front cover. Contains numerous illustrations in black and muted orange and brown popular in the 20s and 30s and 47 sky stories "that may be used as an introduction to astronomy". End papers in a blue and yellow design. FO plate to FFEP but no other marks. Binding a little weak at lower spine with very light wear to corners and spine and light rubbing to cover illustration. Digital photos available. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 126 pages .


  • Bookseller: The Book Lady US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1461
  • Title: Little Sandman and the Fifty Famous Sky Stories: a Child's Book of Familiar Sky Legends
  • Author: June, Caroline Silver
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good with no dust jacket
  • Edition: First; Third
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company
  • Place: Chicago
  • Date published: 1937
  • Keywords: Children, Astronomy
  • Bookseller catalogs: Children;

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