Quantity: 1 available
Book Condition: Very Good+
Clean book in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean yellow-beige cloth boards with dark blue lettering and illustration on cover and spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. Small tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Abridged and Translated by Maida Castelhun Darnton. Colored frontispiece and 20 illustrations by Elsa Jemne. 343 pages. Bright dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), previous owner last name written toward bottom of front inside flap; very shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/16" max), a few short closed edge tears, very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A scarce and wonderful book about the life, adventures, fun and pranks of four children (two boys and two girls) ranging in age from eleven down to five. A story of rural, sturdy living told with humorous understanding.