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  • GIRLS WHO MADE GOOD. by Kirkland, Winifred and Frances.
    Kirkland, Winifred and Frances.
    GIRLS WHO MADE GOOD.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Richard R. Smith Inc, (1930). Hardcover first edition - Written for older children, this contains fifteen brief biographies of women ranging from Florence Nightingale, Lady Astor, Rosa Bonheur and Lucy Larcom, Sarojini Naidu, Gertrude Bell, Marie Curie, Jane Addams and more. An interesting selection of young girls and women to hold up as models. 120 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in blue cloth with black lettering on the spine (corners bumped, some wear to the covers and light toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 66322
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  • DREAMERS OF THE DAY. by Russell, Mary Doria.
    Russell, Mary Doria.
    DREAMERS OF THE DAY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Intriguing historical novel about the 1921 Cairo Peace Conference - attended by Winston Churchill, Gertrude Bell and Lawrence of Arabia among others - where the the modern Middle East was born, as the land was carved into the countries we know today. Told from the perspective of a 40 year old American schoolteacher, spending a small inheritance on the vacation of a lifetime, but who becomes -because of her insignificance - a sounding board for the principals. 253 pp. ISBN: 9781400064717.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (an unread copy but with a hint of toning to the pages, remainder dot.)

    Book ID: 59050
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  • DREAMERS OF THE DAY. by Russell, Mary Doria.
    Russell, Mary Doria.
    DREAMERS OF THE DAY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Intriguing historical novel about the 1921 Cairo Peace Conference - attended by Winston Churchill, Gertrude Bell and Lawrence of Arabia among others - where the the modern Middle East was born, as the land was carved into the countries we know today. Told from the perspective of a 40 year old American schoolteacher, spending a small inheritance on the vacation of a lifetime, but who becomes -because of her insignificance - a sounding board for the principals. SIGNED on the title page. 253 pp. ISBN: 9781400064717.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (an unread copy but with a hint of toning to the pages, remainder dot.)

    Book ID: 55531
    View cart More details Price: $30.00