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A Child's Book of Modern Stories

Ada Skinner and Jesse Wilcox Smith Jesse Wilcox Smith

Published by 1920 Duffield New York First Edition, 1920
From Hirschfeld Galleries (Saint Louis, MO, U.S.A.)

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VG (book in very good condition) 4to (approx. 9 1/2 inches to 12 inches tall) X - No Dust Jacket Cloth Binding 4to. Original full dark blue gilt cloth with pictorial color pastedown by Wilcox Smith on front cover. Large format 8 by 10 inches., With all 8 full color full page plates by Wilcox Smith to illustrate the stories. One of the rarest tiltes of Jesse Wilcox Smith and the hardest to find in fine condition. This is a near fine copy with all slightly faded spine and slight rubbing to corners pictorial covers are fine and the colors are deep. Better than any other copy currently for sale and there only exists 2 to 3 copies in the world for sale now. Lovely, but sadly, front cover is nearly detached but easily repaired. Key to any illustrated book collection. Bookseller Inventory # 003388

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Title: A Child's Book of Modern Stories

Publisher: 1920 Duffield New York First Edition

Publication Date: 1920

Binding: Hardcover 1/8 Cloth, 7/8 Paper

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Hirschfeld Galleries, Established in 1930, is a full-line used, collectible, rare, and antiquarian book dealer located in Saint Louis, Missouri. Our collection comprises over 100,000 items, collected over 5 generations. We specialize in fine bindings, first editions, private press, early printed, and incunabula. We are happy to consult to institutions, private collectors, and the trade. We can offer appraisals, rare book searches, and collection advice.

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