RARE 1940 'Cherished and Shared of Old', Christmas Story, Illustrated, Susan Glaspell, Inspirational

COLLECTOR'S 1940 first edition children's hardcover book - Cherished and Shared of Old. Written by Pulitzer Prize winning author SUSAN GLASPELL.

INSPIRATIONAL Christmas tale of friendship, love and kindness during the war. Publisher: Julian Messner, Copyright, 1940.

EXQUISITE brown line drawings and wonderful color illustrated endpapers by Alice Harvey. Beautiful pictorial cover, DECORATIVE border on back surrounding lovely printed saying with title.

Plot: A lonely woman strives to make a happy Christmas for two little orphaned Dutch children now far from home. She even gives a home to a lovable DOG, named Doc. DELIGHTFUL tale that the whole family will enjoy!

Glaspell wrote this story for a Christmas present to her goddaughter. It was the only children's book she ever wrote.

Susan Keating Glaspell: Founding member of Provincetown Players, considered a very important collaborative of modern drama in the United States. Author of famous play "Trifles".

Photos do not fully capture exact color hues; wait until you see up close.

Small hardcover, illustrated color boards, illustrated endpapers, cardstock pages, 4" x 5", 38 pp. Binding tight. NOT ex-lib. Excellent/very good vintage condition.

Pages excellent-bright/clean- light wear-very light toning-one pp 1.25" thin spotting at spine/small owners name ep-occasional tiny spot/one pp shows 2 threads.

Cover very good-bright/clean-some shelf wear-light edgewear-rubbing-spinewear-corners lightly bumped-little board showing 1 corner/some fading. Lightly cocked-top ffep sticks out tiny bit.

Do not pass up this rare vintage collector's gem; this Christmas story will easily become a family favorite!!

Item ID: BK1477

If you were the pending buyer of this item, go to My Account to view, track and check payment for this item.



Tapestry Collectibles, Books & Jewelry

Beth, New England, MA   

Antiquarian & Vintage Books, Artisan Jewelry, Fine Art & Quality Collectibles

Ruby Lane Shop Rating
Platinum Rating Platinum
Exclusive Ruby Lane Member since 2007

EXTRAORDINARY Vintage & Antiques. Check often to see our Fabulous new items!!

We are currently away until Sunday, July 27. We may not have Internet access during our absence. Purchase orders are welcome and will automatically reserve the item for you. We will be happy to confirm your purchases and answer any questions upon our return.

Shipping/Handling:$5.95 USD

Price for shipping to USA change location

Estimate shipping to a different location:

More from Tapestry Collectibles, Books & Jewelry