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Handforth, Thomas

Published by Doubleday Doran, New York (1939)

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From: Lowry's Books (Three Rivers, MI, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Doubleday Doran, New York, 1939. Cloth Over Boards. Condition: Fair. No Jacket. Handforth, Thomas (illustrator). This ex-library copy has some edge wear, rubbing of the covers, and corner bumping. Cloth beginning to fray at head and foot of the spine. Hinges and gutters are solid, some shadowing of endpapers. Numerous ex-library markings and stamping, mostly on endpapers. Interior text has yellowed witha ge, binding tight. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Ex-Library. Seller Inventory # 078456

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1939 The Horn Book Magazine: Rivers of
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About this Item: The Horn Book, Inc, 1939. Soft cover. Condition: Good. July-August 1939 The Horn Book Magazine. In this issue A HUDSON BAY CHILDHOOD, RIVERS OF AMERICA, CONSTANCE SKINNERS STORIES OF AMERICA, THE STORY OF "MEI LI" (1938 Caldecott Medal), plus lots more. Covers are soiled with school library stamp on front cover and one other page. Bookseller since 1995 (LL-3-middle-L-flat) rareviewbooks. Seller Inventory # RVB06301703

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Thomas Hanforth

Published by Double day, Garden City, New York

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From: Pacific Coast Books, ABAA,ILAB (Lincoln City, OR, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Double day, Garden City, New York. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Thomas Hanforth (illustrator). Later Printing with ISBN number, originally published in 1939 Folio just over 12 inches in height, Caldecott Medal Winner, classic Chinese story, Book is Fine, rust cloth with yellow titles to spine and Chinese characters on front boards, un numbered pages, heavily illustrated with black and white illustrations, map illustration on paste down and first free page, perfect binding and No previous owner bookplate or writing. Jacket is Very Good Plus, one 2 inch crumple with tear on top of rear panel else near Fine, shows nicely in a new mylar sleeve, An ultra clean and most presentable Edition. ME. Seller Inventory # 001627

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About this Item: paperback. Condition: Good. Pub Date: 1979 Pages: 5 Publisher: Shanghai the relevant Linzheng (1905-1980). the KMT Lieutenant General. Formerly known as Kwan Road East of the word rain. Huxian people in Shaanxi Province. in June 1924. was admitted to the first phase of the Whampoa Military Academy. Guan Lingwei known as lifelong poor force kill pirates. a famous general Surname Hong known. known as off the iron fist in Whampoa. and Sun Lianzhong Sun Gang head moment par. 1939. and the the military medals hehe related Li. Seller Inventory # BI049036

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HANDFORTH, Thomas

Published by Doubleday, U.S.

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From: The Bark of the Beech Tree (Lincoln City, OR, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Doubleday, U.S. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Thomas Handforth (illustrator). Reprint. This is a prime example of a tendency, amongst those who list books for sale, that makes my brain burn! When a book is reprinted, and yet the only date in the book is the copyright date, many people list the book as having been published in the year of that copyright date. Not true! We can't tell in what year the book was issued unless the date of the reprint is indicated. In this particular copy of this wonderful picture book, winner of the second ever Caldecott Medal in 1939, the only date in the book is the copyright date of 1938. We know that it is not a first edition from 1938, partly because the words "First Edition" do not appear (as called for in Doubleday books), but also because the dust jacket flap carries an announcement that the book won that 1939 Caldecott Medal. I also know that the first edition was priced at $2 and that reprints issued after the war carried a Caldecott Medal sticker on the front of the jacket and were priced at $3.25 or $3.50. This copy has no sticker and the price on the unclipped dust jacket is $2.75. This leads us to the conclusion that this copy, while undated, must be a very early reprint. I can't be certain, but I suspect that this is possibly a second impression issued shortly after the Caldecott Medal was awarded. Anyway, it is a worthy winner of a prize for "the most distinguished American picture book". Great story and lovely black & white drawings. Edges are very slightly browned and spotted and there is minor bowing to foredge of boards. Still a very good copy indeed in a very good dust jacket with a little edgewear, slightly worn spine panel, short tear to top of front flap, and two chips to the edges of front panel. Seller Inventory # 000736

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Handforth, Thomas

Published by Doubleday, NEW YORK (1938)

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From: MARIE BOTTINI, BOOKSELLER (Cotati, CA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Doubleday, NEW YORK, 1938. Pictorial Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Thomas Handforth (illustrator). Later Printing. With NO library markings inside and clean new endpapers. Basically a crisp, clean, probably 1960s reissue copy of this Caldecott Medal winner for 1939 in a lovely bright jacket with $4. 95 price on flap. Ex-Library. Seller Inventory # 013878

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Mei Li: Handforth, Thomas

Handforth, Thomas

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

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About this Item: Junior Books; Doubleday Doran & Company, New York, 1938. Hardcover. Condition: Very good overall. First edition. First Printing of the first edition with "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. Winner of the 1939 Caldecott Medal, Mei Li is the second book to receive the award. Handforth's tale is based on his personal knowledge of China and his neighbor Mei Li, a little Chinese girl from a small village who in this story takes her lucky treasures to the New Year Fair in Peiping. The real child who inspired this story was named Pu Mei Li, born in Anhwei Province in 1934, and left with missionaries. She was sent to an American mission orphans home, and was adopted at a young age by Helen Burton, an American businesswoman who owned a successful gift shop in a Beijing hotel.Tall 4to (9 1/2 x 12 1/2"), [52]pp, b&w Illustrations. A wonderfully colorful dust jacket in vibrant red, yellow and blue, the title printed in English at the front panel and in Chinese at the rear panel, with the $2.00 price present on the front flap. A triangular piece missing on top of front panel, at top and bottom edges rear panel & base of spine; several closed tears, now in an archival dust jacket. OCLC: 300065. Seller Inventory # 22939

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Handforth, Thomas

Published by Junior Books, Doubleday Doran, New York

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From: The Literary Lion, ABAA (Thousand Oaks, CA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Junior Books, Doubleday Doran, New York. Hard Cover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. 1938. First edition. Thin quarto orange cloth stamped in gilt with kanji characters on the front board. Light soil to the outer gutters else a fine copy in a good dust jacket which had chipping to the extremities and with loss of about half of the spine. Scarce in the first edition. Winner of the 1939 Caldecott Medal. Seller Inventory # 2880

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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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