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PRAYER FOR A CHILD by  Elizabeth Orton (illus)  Rachel; Jones - Signed First Edition - 1944 - from Bert Babcock - Bookseller, LLC and Biblio.com

PRAYER FOR A CHILD: Pictures by Elizabeth Orton Jones.

by Field, Rachel; Jones, Elizabeth Orton (illus)

Condition: Brief (non-authorial) gift presentation front flyleaf, else the book itself is near-fine in a jacket that has small tears at fol


New York: Macmillan, 1944. First Edition. Hardcover. Brief (non-authorial) gift presentation front flyleaf, else the book itself is near-fine in a jacket that has small tears at folds and nicking with slight loss at some of them and at the spine ends, and the jacket price has been removed by cutting out a triangular wedge in the the front flap of the jacket. Withall, a very attractive copy of this Caldecott Medal winner.. Elizabeth Orton Jones. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Elizabeth Orton Jones on the title-page. First edition, first printing, with "Copyright 1944 by the Macmillan Company, and, below, "Copyright 1941 by the Macmillan Company" (the text of the poem had been copyrighted before this edition appeared) - on the copyright page. A touching and not unduly pious Christian prayer for children, with endearing illustrations. Jones won a Caldecott Medal in 1945 for this book. 8vo tan cloth, ca. Very uncommon signed.


  • Bookseller: Bert Babcock - Bookseller, LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 27211
  • Title: PRAYER FOR A CHILD
  • Author: Field, Rachel; Jones, Elizabeth Orton (illus)
  • Illustrator: Elizabeth Orton Jones
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Brief (non-authorial) gift presentation front flyleaf, else the book itself is near-fine in a jacket that has small tears at fol
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Macmillan
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1944
  • Keywords: children, illustrated, signed


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