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Stories to Shorten the Road

Power, Effie

Published by E. P. Dutton & Co., 1936
Hardcover
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126 p. Green cloth-vered boards. 5.25x7.75in. Black titles and cover illustration, yellow design elements. Uneven right page block edges, as designed. RARE. Effie Power of the Cleveland, Ohio, Public Library was the director working with children. She culled international folk tales into several books, designed for reading aloud and sized for easy handling; two are listed inside ('Bag O' Tales' and 'Blue Carvan Tales'). This title comes from a tale in which a father will not set out walking with his son to a distant job until the son understands what it means to 'shorten the road'. These tales are drawn from Swedish, European, English, Celtic, and Czech sources. Very good. No dust jacket. Tight binding. Intact. Near fine but for minor corner and spine end rubs, and discoloration on endpapers inside toward spine fold and outside edges over production elements. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.62990002049

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Title: Stories to Shorten the Road

Publisher: E. P. Dutton & Co.

Publication Date: 1936

Binding: Hard cover

Illustrator: Bayley, Dorothy (Decorations by).

Edition: 3rd printing, same year..

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