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  • TO YOU FROM HAWAII. by [Lemon,] Sister Adele Marie (1901-2006)
    [Lemon,] Sister Adele Marie (1901-2006)
    TO YOU FROM HAWAII.

    Edition: First edition.

    Albany, NY: Fort Orange Press, Inc., (1950). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Written in the form of 20 letters to her fellow sisters from 1938 to 1945, this is an account of Sister Adele Marie's arrival, along with other members of her order, in Honolulu in 1938, of her years of teaching the children who represented many different races and combination of races at the Theresa School, the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the war years that followed. SIGNED on the title page with the words "With every best wish to you!" Illustrated with drawings by Walter Kiyabu. 337 pp. Map endpapers.

    Condition: Very good in orange cloth with brown lettering - a tight and sturdy copy - no dustjacket..

    Book ID: 79975
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  • BILLY GLENN OF THE BROKEN SHUTTERS, by Yorke, Anthony.
    Yorke, Anthony.
    BILLY GLENN OF THE BROKEN SHUTTERS,

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: P. J. Kennedy and Sons, (1906). Hardcover first edition - Vintage children's book about a boy on the streets of New York City in the early 20th century - a bit of a hero as he rescues a child from a tenement fire, but also a boy full of adventure who wants to stowaway on a ship leaving for Trinidad. Dedicated to the Christian Brothers, this has a strong Catholic religious influence. Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece with a tissue guard and 4 inserted glossy plates.

    Condition: Good only in pale green cloth with white panels and lettering. (corners bumped, some overall edgewear and rubbing, gift inscription dated Christmas 1909)

    Book ID: 63876
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