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The Patent-Leather Thumping Shoes by  Lucille L Hooper - Hardcover - First edition, first printing - 1955 - from Thorn Books (SKU: 19655)

The Patent-Leather Thumping Shoes

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The Patent-Leather Thumping Shoes

by Hooper, Lucille L

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  • fine
  • hardcover
Fine/Near fine
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Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, Ltd, 1955. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. Illustrated by Ernest Norling.. 8vo. 220pp. Blue cloth printed in blue on the spine and upper board. Illustrated endpapers. Black and white full page illustrations. A fine copy. The dustwrapper is not price-clipped and shows the original $3.50 price. A little roughness along the top and at the folds else in near fine condition. Signed by the author on the half-title. Joe, the big brown bear, come out of hibernation just in time to help his friend Cottontail whose new thumping shoes have been stled by a coyote named Scalawag.


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Thorn Books US (US)
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The Patent-Leather Thumping Shoes
Hooper, Lucille L
Illustrated by Ernest Norling.
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Near fine
Quantity available
First edition, first printing
The Caxton Printers, Ltd
Place of Publication
Caldwell, Idaho
Date published

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Thorn Books

All books returnable for any reason within seven days, providing only that they are received in the same condition as shipped. Shipments to an Arizona address must add appropriate sales tax. Libraries billed.

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Thorn Books

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Tucson, Arizona
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About Thorn Books

Thorn Books offers antiquarian, rare and out-of-print books. Frequently updated catalogues are available online in our specialty areas: King Arthur; Early Britain; Western Americana; California; Literature; and Rare Books. We are open by appointment only. Thorn Books is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers of American (ABAA), the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB), and the Independent League of Online Booksellers (IOBA).


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First Edition
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