This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 Excerpt: ...asked Phronsie, in a troubled voice. "Oh, Polly, I don't want to go out and play." "Well, you must," said Polly, in a thick voice, and a desperate feeling at her heart. Supposing David was going to be sick! Oh, it might kill him to be kept away from Joel! And there was Joel going to work for that dreadful hard, cross ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 Excerpt: ...asked Phronsie, in a troubled voice. "Oh, Polly, I don't want to go out and play." "Well, you must," said Polly, in a thick voice, and a desperate feeling at her heart. Supposing David was going to be sick! Oh, it might kill him to be kept away from Joel! And there was Joel going to work for that dreadful hard, cross old man. Oh, how cruel he was to keep Joel and not pay him on that day when Mamsie had sent him with the coat and told him to wait for the money. She sank down on the grass under the old scraggy apple tree, and buried her face in her hands. Phronsie tugged at her apron. "Polly," she said gently, but Polly did not hear. "Polly!" This time the voice was a very grieved little one, so that Polly flung down her hands, and seized her hungrily, covering her face with kisses. "Oh, I'm a bad, selfish old pig, Phronsie," she cried remorsefully. "You are not a bad old pig, Polly," said Phronsie, "and I love you very much, I do." "Oh, yes, I am," declared Polly. "I'm just as bad as I can be, when Mamsie sent me out here to play with you. O dear me, come on, Pet." She sprang to her feet so suddenly, she nearly overthrew the little figure, and held out her hands. "But, I don't want to play," said Phronsie, now standing quite still and regarding her gravely. "I want to go into the kitchen, and see what is the matter with Davie; I do, Polly." "No," said Polly, in her most decided fashion. "You can't do that, Phronsie, and I can't go in there either, for Mamsie sent us out. O dear me! I'm going to play tag. Come on, Phronsie!" and she dashed around the old apple tree, and in a minute, there was Phronsie, merrily flying after her, lit...
Fair. B0012GPIJE Copy has been read but remains in acceptable condition. Shelf wear, tear to the book cover. Page edges soiled, thumbed, and with some page corners torn. Interior is in good condition. From a personal collection.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Clean and Solid. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. Gift inscription on front endpaper dated 6-6-87. Dust jacket clean and bright with minor edgewear and stains left over from tape on DJ and boards. Price on flap 100100.
Very Good in Fair jacket. Green Hardcover with chipped and tattered dustjacket. Cover clean with minor shelfwear. Interior clean, binding tight. $1.75 price on DJ Flap. Hinges intact. Pages clean, sturdy and bright.
Good in Good jacket. Grosset & Dunlap, 1937. This clean, solid, straight hardcover book has clean though tanned text pages, firm (repaired) hinges, and a dust jacket covered with mylar. The DJ has protected the blue binding, which is stamped in black with pictures of the children. Corners and spine ends are bumped and the top and bottom edges are rubbed. The pictorial DJ is intact, with moderate edgewear. A library sticker has been taped to the DJ under the mylar. The book contains library stamps and pocket.
Very Good in Good dust jacket. Book has light edgewear, front interior hinge just barely starting to crack, pages very lightly toning; DJ has rubbing, small chip to rear fold, several tiny chips and tiny tears w/wrinkling, rear panel has quarter-sized circular tear partway down, light toning to flaps; DJ in protective Brodart cover; 282 pages.
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