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What Miranda Knew by  Gladys L. (Auth)  Elizabeth Orton (Illus); Adshead - First Edition - 1944 - from E M Maurice Books, LLC, ABAA and

What Miranda Knew

by Jones, Elizabeth Orton (Illus); Adshead, Gladys L. (Auth)

Condition: Very Good/Very Good

New York: OUP, 1944. (1944). Tan cloth stamped in blue, cloth slightly darkened, pages age-toned; color pictorial dust jacket with sunned spine and light wear, original price intact ($1.50). The story of an older couple and their wise old cat who wake one morning to find two little babies in a basket. Sweet color artwork by Jones throughout. Scarce Jones title.. First Edition. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo.
  • Bookseller: E M Maurice Books, LLC, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 008036
  • Title: What Miranda Knew
  • Author: Jones, Elizabeth Orton (Illus); Adshead, Gladys L. (Auth)
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: OUP
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1944
  • Keywords: Cats
  • Bookseller catalogs: Cats;
  • Subjects: JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Cats;
  • Size: 12mo



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