Lot 9 of 457:
Somewhat racist juvenile in rare dust jacket 1897  

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Title:
Old Mammy's Torment
Author:
Johnston, Annie Fellows
Place:
Boston
Publisher:
L.C. Page and Company
Date:
1897
Description:

[8], 118 + [6] ad pp. Illustrated by Mary G. Johnston and Amy M. Sacker. 8x12 cm (7x4¾"), pictorial cloth, dust jacket. "Fifth Thousand." 

A juvenile racist in attitude if not purpose, a reflection of the time. With the rare original dust jacket, which is unfortunately lacking the spine strip, with a few chips and other wear.

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Condition:
Volume leaning a bit, offset to endpapers, very good or better.
 
Item number:
311143a
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