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The Secret Garden by  Frances Hodgson Burnett - First American Edition - 1911 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA and Biblio.com

The Secret Garden

by Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Condition: Very Good


New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1911. First American Edition. Very Good. First American edition, first printing. Publisher's blue cloth stamped in gilt, and decorated in blind on the front board, top edge gilt. Very Good. Cloth worn and soiled, spine lightly faded, previous owner name to front free endpaper, foxing to prelims and terminals, and pages toned.

Frances Hodgson Burnetts' timeless tale The Secret Garden introduces us to a sour little girl. Mary Lennox is NOT a pleasure to be around. In fact, she yells like a little princess, can't make friends, and simply despises everything. She remains quite contrary until she helps her garden grow - and finds someone worse off than herself to bring along for the ride.  Closed off in a creepy manor house on the Yorkshire moors, how can children expect to grow towards the light?




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