1933 · New York
by DODGE, Mary Mapes; George Wharton Edwards, illus
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. (Inventory #: 46502)