Rose Mary of Sweetbriar has no idea how to accomplish the impossible -- how, for instance, to put some of that rich, black oil into the rocks underlying the valley, so that Mark Everett will not have to go back to New York empty-handed, his exploration job being done and over with -- and proven futile. And this is on top of the other impossible ...Read MoreRose Mary of Sweetbriar has no idea how to accomplish the impossible -- how, for instance, to put some of that rich, black oil into the rocks underlying the valley, so that Mark Everett will not have to go back to New York empty-handed, his exploration job being done and over with -- and proven futile. And this is on top of the other impossible tasks she has already undertaken -- such as trying to save up, a penny at time, enough money to fix Aunt Viney's teeth! As more difficulties arise, the smitten Mark Everett offers some help -- and Rose Mary knows "help offers are the silver linings to trouble clouds." But how much help can the young man give, truly? And why is it that he remains so quiet about certain prospects, when just the right word would mean the world -- to them both?Read Less
Bobbs Merrill 1911 VG Tissue guarded frontispiece. Illustrated by W.B. King. Previous owner's signature. Front hinge cracked. No DJ. Watermark to front upper corner of cover, text unaffected. Green and pink cover decorations on blue cloth binding. Slight.
W b King. Good. No Jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. 313 pages; 10 chapters. Pages tight; slight yellowing; moderate page wear; page edges slightly foxed; smudges on few pages and end pages. Several full page glossy illustrations with "Rose Mary" on frontispiece with tissue protector. Previous owner name inked on front end page. Black hard covers with lettering and ornate oval border and rose on front covers and spine. Minor wear on cover edges, spine ends and corners. slight rubbing on back covers. Chapter titles include: Rose Mary of Sweetbriar; The Folks-Garden; Moonlight and Apple-Blow; The Honorable Gid; Uncle Tucker's Torch; The Exodus; In the Hollow of His Hand, etc. RARE VINTAGE COPY.
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