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1915 Two Little Women, Carolyn Wells Series, 1st Ed - Out-of-Print, Antiquarian, Literature
COLLECTOR'S 1915 first edition children's hardcover book - Two Little Women. From the popular series by Carolyn Wells; rare out-of-print antiquarian gem.
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap, Copyright, 1915. Not ex-library. Wonderful black & white frontispiece illustration by E.C. Caswell. Photo does not do drawing justice; wait until you see!
Plot: Dotty Rose moves into the house next door to Dolly Fayre. Both girls are just shy of their 15th birthdays and they become fast friends. Wells give a glimpse of what life was like for two moderately well-to-do families in the early part of the 20th century.
Carolyn Wells was married to Hadwin Houghton of Houghton-Mifflin publishing empire. Especially noted for her humor, frequent contributor of nonsense verse and whimsical pieces to such little magazines as Gelett Burgess - The Lark, The Chap Book, The Yellow Book and The Philistine.
Author of two other popular stories in Two Women series; "Two Little Women on a Holiday" and "Two Little Women and the Treasure House". *We may have other books in this series that is not in our shop. Please ask!
Fun advertising for other Grosset & Dunlap books includes: The Bobbsey Twins, Pee-Wee Harris, Bunny Brown & Amy Bell Marlowe's Books for Girls.
Octavo hardcover, blue cloth boards, bright blue titles, 205 pages. Binding tight. Very good condition for an antique book.
Pages very good/bright-light shelfwear including occasional light smudges and spots-some light yellowing. Cover good overall-has shelfwear-fading, spinewear-fading/ soiling ends. Binding tight-some ffep separation.
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