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The Secret Garden

by Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Condition: Fair. No DJ


Frederick A. Stokes, 1911. Hardcover. Fair. No DJ. Green cloth cover with pictorial pastedown quite worn/frayed on edges and scuffed. Gilt lost from embossing on spine. Front and back hinges split. Book plate on front pastedown; newspaper article tipped in on front end paper. Pages ivoried. With illustrations.

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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