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Handforth, Thomas

Published by Junior Books; Doubleday Doran & Company, New York (1938)

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From: Books Tell You Why - ABAA/ILAB (Mount Pleasant, SC, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Junior Books; Doubleday Doran & Company, New York, 1938. Cloth. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+. Illustrated by Thomas Handforth (illustrator). First edition/first printing, bound in orange cloth with gilt lettering, pictorial end papers in Fine condition. Illustrated, Very Good dust-jacket, with a couple of chips and tears along the edges. SIGNED on second end paper by author and illustrator Thomas Handforth. Overall a superior copy; Winner of the 1939 Caldecott Medal, the second book to receive this award. Handforth's tale of Mei Li, a little Chinese girl with a candle-top pit tail, whose name is pronounced so easily as though it were spelled May Lee, took her lucky treasures and went to the New Year Fair with her brother, San Yu; B&W Illustrations First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 29537

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MEI LI: HANDFORTH, THOMAS

HANDFORTH, THOMAS

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From: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA (Pound Ridge, NY, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: HANDFORTH, THOMAS (illustrator). HANDFORTH,THOMAS. MEI LI. NY: Doubleday Doran 1938 (1938). Folio (9 1/4 x 12 1/4"), orange cloth, some cover soil, VG+ in dust wrapper (VG dw, not price clipped, no medal, sl. frayed at spine ends, a few small closed tears). Stated 1st edition. WINNER OF THE SECOND CALDECOTT AWARD! This is a Chinese tale written by Handforth and magnificently illustrated in black & white by him on every page. THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY HANDFORTH. Seller Inventory # 36268

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MEI LI: HANDFORTH, THOMAS

HANDFORTH, THOMAS

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From: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA (Pound Ridge, NY, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: HANDFORTH, THOMAS (illustrator). HANDFORTH,THOMAS. MEI LI. NY: Doubleday Doran 1938 (1938). Folio (9 1/4 x 12 1/4"), orange cloth, near Fine in VG dust wrapper (not price clipped, no medal, small piece off top of spine, frayed at bottom, two small closed tears). Stated 1st edition. WINNER OF THE SECOND CALDECOTT AWARD! This is a Chinese tale set in Peiping where Handforth lived. It features beautiful black and white lithographs by him on every page. THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY HANDFORTH and comes from the collection of Marian Young (signed by her), a prominent librarIan and member of the Caldecott Award Selection Committee. Seller Inventory # 38856

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