A child's delight in a new pair of shoes is the same all over the world, whether the shoes are patent-leather sandals, straw alpargatas, deerskin moccasins or wooden clogs. For Mako, a little Japanese girl, the new shoeswere clogs painted with red lacquer that shone beautifully. This is the story of what happened after she cracked the new clogs ...
A child's delight in a new pair of shoes is the same all over the world, whether the shoes are patent-leather sandals, straw alpargatas, deerskin moccasins or wooden clogs. For Mako, a little Japanese girl, the new shoeswere clogs painted with red lacquer that shone beautifully. This is the story of what happened after she cracked the new clogs playing the weather-telling game and so longed for a bright, shiny new pair to replace them that she almost did a dishonest thing.
Fair. 1960. LIBRARY TAPE. An acceptable copy due to clear library taped hinges to hold book pages in place. Position is off center in relation to covers. Otherwise, a good ex-library hardcover with typical library markings. An occasional smudge or mark on clean pages. Moderate cover wear. Mylar covered dust jacket. Booksavers receives donated books and recycles them in a variety of ways. Proceeds benefit the work of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) in the U.S. and around the world.
Mizumura, Kazue. Good ++ No Jacket. Ex-Library. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 6th printing. Clean, well-bound pages with a few minor marks, some ownership stamps, & a small closed tear & crease to one side edge. Boards are worn down at spine ends & cornertips with some fraying. Two tape stains on each board where dustjacket had been attached. Solid copy.
Kazue Mizumura. Small oblong quarto [20.5 cm] Yellow cloth covered boards with a brown ink stamped title on the spine and vignette on the front cover. Illustrated endsheets. Near fine. The boards are ever so slightly concave. The dust jacket is in very good condition, with light rubbing. There are two 1 and 1/2 inch closed tears in the edges. There are several smaller closed tears in the edges as well. The edges are slightly creased. There are two small losses from the edges of the rear panel. The larger loss measures 1 inch wide by 1/2 inch deep. Illustrated in four colors throughout.
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