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Children of the Prairie.

Curtis, Alice B.

Edité par New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1938, 1st nap; dark blue boards, endpaper with landscape of Iowa cornfield across the spread, colored illustrated title spread and many large black and white pictures and pictures in text, in jacket with all-around illustrations of little girls running across an Iowa wheatfield toward a horse-driven stationary threshing machine; 6.5x9"; 198 pp., 1938
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CONDITION: Very Good Plus in Good jacket; no names or other marks, pages flat and clean, binding tight but slanted about 1/8"; minor rubs and bumps to extremities, in clipped, crease-rubbed jacket with small chips to corners and wear to spine foot, 3/8" strip missing from spine top and surrounding wrinkles, light soil all over and cup ring on back. Juvenile hardcover. "A childhood spent on an Iowa prairie gave Miss Curtis the background for her book. In those days Iowa was turning from the flax- and wheat-growing of pioneer days to the production of oats and corn and hogs. She went to a small schoolhouse, just as do Lynnie and Gwen. She, too, had a Cornish pony, for all her forebears came from Cornwall, England". then a professor "she is still interested in farming. But she writes of the Iowa prairie - a lovely land in the fall and spring, a terrifying land in winter storms and summer cyclones. To her it is a rich and beautiful country which has bred a sturdy people who love its prairies." From dw flap. Followed after the War by Winter on the Prairie (1945) ABE Heritage Seller since 1996; conservative AB condition grading. We ship all our books in cardboard protection. International shipping. /Richard Holberg, illustrator. N° de réf. du libraire 19442

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Titre : Children of the Prairie.

Éditeur : New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1938, 1st nap; dark blue boards, endpaper with landscape of Iowa cornfield across the spread, colored illustrated title spread and many large black and white pictures and pictures in text, in jacket with all-around illustrations of little girls running across an Iowa wheatfield toward a horse-driven stationary threshing machine; 6.5x9"; 198 pp.

Date d'édition : 1938

Reliure : Hardcover

Illustrateur : /Richard Holberg, illustrator.

Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included

Edition : 1st Edition

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