Master storyteller Hilda van Stockum introduces us to the O'Sullivan family of Glengarriff, County Cork, Ireland. This reprint of the 1938 book introduces another generation to the Dutch writer's magic.Master storyteller Hilda van Stockum introduces us to the O'Sullivan family of Glengarriff, County Cork, Ireland. This reprint of the 1938 book introduces another generation to the Dutch writer's magic.Read Less
Good / No jacket. 1938 The Viking Press. First Edition. First printing. "First published April 1938" on verso. No additional printings listed. Printed in U.S.A.; no printer listed. Date on title page matches copyright on verso. NOT ex-library. Hardcover has green cloth-covered boards with gold spine lettering. Front cover has blind-stamped illustration of a tea kettle hanging from a chain. Top page edges are green. Green and white illustrated endpapers. Black and white interior illustrations by the author. Binding tight. Hinges NOT cracked. Corners and spine ends bumped and rubbed, with minor fraying at tips. Spine and outer edges of covers faded. Pages lightly and uniformly tanned but still supple. Page edges have a few very small light stains. Pages clean and unmarked. 252 pages. No dust jacket. Carefully packed, shipped in a box. First Edition.
Good. Moderate wear to green boards, corners bumped, wear to edges, content clean and sharp, light age tone to pages, cracked hinge at half title page revealing webbing, previous owners writing on half title page dated 1946, solidly bound, no DJ.
Hilda Van Stockum. Very Good in Near Fine jacket. Ex-Library Originally published in 1938. With tape ghosts on boards but with NO library markings and new endpapers making a fresh and attractive copy under a bright facsimile jacket, which hides all flaws.
Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
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