Relates the adventures of a country doll made of an apple-wood twig with a hickory nut for a head.Relates the adventures of a country doll made of an apple-wood twig with a hickory nut for a head.Read Less
Fair. Clean copy. No marks or writing. Minor edge or corner wear. Cover is worn. Ex-library. Expect traditional library markings. Expedited shipping recommended. Every purchase will benefit global literacy.
Good in poor jkt. jacket. 123 pages, illustrated with lithographs by Ruth Gannett, illustrated endpapers, beige cloth over boards with orange decoration and spine title, illustrated dustjacket in mylar cover. Spine cocked and ends worn, boards and backstrip foxed, scattered foxing on endpapers, contents near fine and binding is tight; jacket edges worn, soiled, scattered foxing, rubbed. Winner of 1947 Newberry Award. Brick and mortar bookshop since 1975!
Ruth Gannett. Near fine in very good unclipped dust jacket. SIGNED by author on half-title page. Bookplate pasted onto decorative front free endpage. Some interior pages are lightly creased. Dust jacket is worn at edges, with several small chips and one closed tear. Ruth Gannett's lithographic illustrations of Miss Hickory--a country woman with an applewood twig body and a hickory nut head--are totally winning. A very nice copy of this older children's book. 122 pp.
Illustrations by Ruth Gannett. Octavo. Original tan cloth with lettering to spine orange, pictorial endpapers, Illustrated by Ruth Gannett. Bookplate of Julie F. Carter to front pastedown, an excellent copy in slightly toned dust jacket with wear to extremities, light chipping to ends of spine, Newbery award sticker to front panel, which has been rubbed off at one edge. First edition. Signed by the author on the half title page, with Julia F. Carter's illustrated bookplate. Julia F. Carter, was the first full time children's librarian at the New York Public Library. Miss Carter was also the first national president of the Division of Library Work with Children and Young People of the American Library Association. She presented the first ever Caldecott Medal in 1938. This title was the 1947 winner of the Newbery Award. A fantastic association copy.
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