[Item #46502] Hans Brinker: or, The Silver Skates. Mary Mapes DODGE, George Wharton Edwards.

Hans Brinker: or, The Silver Skates

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933. Later printing. Octavo (24cm); dark blue publisher's cloth, with tipped-on color illustration and gilt-stamped spine; xi, 329pp, frontis., 7 colorplates. Mild wear, bumps and soiling to boards; spots of rubbing visible on illustration; top edge toned; gilt somewhat faded, sticker residue on rear pastedown. Ex libris sticker on front pastedown; ownership signature on half-title; else a sound, Very Good or better copy.

A 1933 reprint of the classic story of a young Dutch boy and his sister who must contend with finding a doctor for their father, while yearning to win an upcoming ice skating race. This version was first published in 1915 and contains seven colorplate illustrations (and a frontispiece) by George Wharton Edwards.

Price: $30.00

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