This is a 1914 'first edition' beige hardcover book 'The Bird-Store Man: An Old-Fashioned Story' by Norman Duncan. It is published by Fleming H. Revell Company with illustrations by C.H. Tafts. It was originally advertised as "a quaint little story of Thomas Twitter, the robin-like head of Twitter Academy, where pet dogs are trained with various organized curricula". Norman Duncan was born in Brantford Ontario in 1871. He was a prolific writer of both books and articles for popular magazines such as Harper's Bazaar.
This delightful book is unmarked however it is identified as a library book in the Forester's Falls Public Library No. 2487. The pages are tight, with sound binding and hinges. It is 7 1/2" x 5". Boards are flat and true and the corners are square, with slight wear. Dust jacket is not present. It is in good condition for its age, with edge wear on the cover, some soil, and page foxing.
This 1914 book of speaks from a different time. You might want to give this treasured book to a special person in your life or add it to your own collection of antique books. We invite you to make your own precious memories with this delightful story. Thank you for visiting our store.
1914 First Edition 'The Bird-Store Man: An Old-Fashioned Story' Hardcover Book
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