New York: Harper & Row 1972 stated 1st; pictorial HarperCrest binding with portrait of Bridie by Colleen Browning on front, SBN number on lavender bottom, in jacket identical to boards; ornaments by Kohar Alexanian; 8vo; 242pp. Juvenile hardback.
Bridie McShane grew up in a family of five in Scotland just after World War One. As young writer from a poor Scottish family she learns what her father's early death could mean to her. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by author to children's literature expert, author, and Ohio State professor Charlotte Huck "who knows more than anyone what it's all about."
CONDITION: Very Good Plus in Good Plus jacket; spine foot bumped, small stains on free front endpaper, otherwise as new with sharp corners; in rubbed jacket with 1/4" damage to both spine ends and bottom corners, and creases on front, still almost no loss of paper, and jacket has protected the book well.;unclipped library price 4.79. Item #22910