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RARE Kate Douglas Wiggins book; literature at its finest!!
COLLECTOR'S 1893 antiquarian hardcover book by - A Cathedral Courtship and Penelope's English Experiences. With Five Illustrations by Clifford Carleton.
Join Penelope as she travels in England. Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin & Co, New York, Copyright, 1893. Out-of-print. Not ex-library.
GORGEOUS black & white drawings on glossy pages, and frontispiece illustration. Photos do not capture exquisite detail; wait until you see up close. WOW!
Kate Douglas Wiggin an American educator, writer and composer. Wiggin started first kindergarten on the West Coast in 1878, free "Silver Street Kindergarten".
Through her teaching, training and writing she promoted the theories of Frederick Froebel; a proponent of early childhood education.
Hardcover, green cloth boards, green & black design front & spine, illustration pages glossy, text cardstock, 7" x 5", 164pp. Binding tight. Hard-to-find in such nice condition.
Pages near fine/bright/clean-light wear-very light yellowing-small spot illustration listing pp. Ffbep wear includes discoloration imprint.
Cover very good++ overall/clean-spine title decoration bright/clean-shelfwear includes some rubbing-scuffing-light corner bumping/lower spine discoloration.
Do not pass up this gem; a must have for all lovers of great literature!!
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SCARCE 1893 Kate Douglas Wiggin "A Cathedral Courtship" Illustrated / Antique / Travel / Literature
New England, MA
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