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Peachtree Island by Mildred Lawrence - Signed First Edition - 1948 - from Books of the World and Biblio.com

Peachtree Island

by Mildred Lawrence

Condition: Very Good/No Dust Jacket


New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1948. Hardcover. First Edition. Likely first printing (no additional printings listed). Signed by author on half-title page. Very Good. No jacket. Prior owner's name and date on FFEP. Text block unmarked. Spine straight, but faded; spine ends bumped and worn. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 224 pages. B&W illustrations.

Cissie, a nine-year-old orphan who has lived with each of her three aunts in turn, goes to live with her delightful and surprising uncle. Uncle Eben has a peach orchard and a motherly housekeeper, and the whole winter is packed with good times, adventures and work. When her uncle tells her that she is going to stay with him for always, Cissie is a happy little girl.


  • Bookseller: Books of the World US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: RWARE0000002794
  • Title: Peachtree Island
  • Author: Mildred Lawrence
  • Illustrator: Mary Stevens
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Dust Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Harcourt, Brace
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1948
  • Keywords: fiction, children, juvenile, young adult, mystery, Florida
  • Bookseller catalogs: Children; Fiction; Mystery, Suspense, Detective, Crime;
  • Size: 8vo


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