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The Brownie Scouts

Konopnicka, Maria, And Zuk-Skarszewska (Translated From The Polish By)

Published by M. Arct Publishing, Warsaw (Warszawa), Poland, 1929
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256 p. Includes illustrations. Light brown cloth-covered boards; gold spine and cover unadorned titles. 7.5x10in. 9 color plates glue-tacked at top edge over tan paper. Text pages high quality off-white, pen&ink drawings on many. With copyright, "Printed in Poland at the M. Arct Press on Special Paper from the Papermills 'Pilica'". The extraordinary color plates, watercolor style, are listed at back w/ extensive captions; e.g. Plate 1, frontispiece, " At that moment, lowering their flight, the storks flew over the bank where Pumpkin was sitting. He jumped on the first one he could seize, " from page 60 in story, elfin Brownie in red peaked hat w/lg smoking pipe, white beard, is astride a large white bird (stork? ) among flock in air. Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Bookplate: "From the Library of Interlaken Camps", no date. Interior clean, inlcuding color plates. Cover wear, top front staining. Moderate foxing, small staining to page edges. Binding weakened slightly. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.0006309

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Title: The Brownie Scouts

Publisher: M. Arct Publishing, Warsaw (Warszawa), Poland

Publication Date: 1929

Binding: Hard cover

Illustrator: Bukowska, Molly (Illustrated by).

Edition: First edition..

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