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Worth, Katherine

Published by Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc., Garden City, 1943
Condition: Very Good- Hardcover
From Black Swan Books, Inc. (Lexington, KY, U.S.A.)

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Presentation copy: "To . With regards from the illustrator of this book. Josephine Curry." (Signed on the front fly-leaf). Josephine Curry was the thirteen year old daughter of the author and Vanderbilt English professor Walter C. Curry. The book is also named for her. "I asked her .if she wouldn't write poems for me that I, as a child, could understand." Illustrated with black-and-white photographs by Josphine Curry. Not an ex-library copy. No remainder marks. Most books shipped within 24 hours. All books mailed with Delivery Confirmation. The book has scattered toning, stains and foxing on the interior boards and the first and last fly-leaves. The rear inside board and rear fly-leaf are much more seriously foxed/stained. The boards are foxed at the edges and on the spine. The contents are clean. Very good - condition. Lacking the dust jacket. A UNIQUE COPY. ; Black-and-white photographs; 8vo.; 56 pages; Signed by Illustrator. Bookseller Inventory # 37800

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Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc., Garden City

Publication Date: 1943

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Illustrated by Josephine Curry

Book Condition:Very Good-

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Stated First Edition

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Established in 1984, Black Swan Books is housed in building constructed in 1912. Our 3,000 square feet of floor space is filled with well organized shelves devoted to Kentuckiana, Horses, Military History, Literature, Poetry,Art, Americana, European and British History and Children's books etc. Our books are selected for condition as well as content. Many of our titles reflect the fact that we are located only a couple of blocks from the University of Kentucky. Our shop is pictured in Southern Writers, has been written up on the New York Times blog. and was used in a program produced for National Public Television. We have hosted readings as well as book signings of many regional authors, including Wendell Berry (of whom we have a large inventory)& Bobbie Ann Mason. E-mail us to be placed on our mailing list.

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