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A Squash for the Fair

Garden City: New York, Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., Junior Books, 1943, stated 1st; black cloth backed boards with little girl peering through the leaves at a squash, tan endpapers with charcoal sketches of squash plants, 7.8x10.25"; np. Picture Book hardback.

A story of Mary Jane and the squash she grew. The WWII homefront setting, the Victory garden, the absent father, the clothes, the note about wartime paper, all add a sense of history to this simple book.

CONDITION: Very Good Plus; Christmas inscription on ffep; light bumps to corners, clean boards and pages, tight. Item #21708

Price: $25.00

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