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  • THESE WERE THE CHILDREN. by Wilson, Albert.
    Wilson, Albert.
    THESE WERE THE CHILDREN.

    Edition: First edition.

    Menlo Park, California: Albert Wilson Publishing Co., (1963) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The story of the San Francisco Nursery for Homeless Children, as told by one of the children who lived there and who found it a happy place, one which saved his life and that of many other children. SIGNED by Wilson on the title page. Illustrated with line drawings by John Milton Ramm and photographs. 358 pp plus index. A newspaper clipping of the obituary of harriet Ackerman, who served on the board for many years, written by Wilson, is tipped onto the rear endpaper.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (price-clipped, some foxing to the dj, toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 81553
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  • ARCADY'S GOAL. by Yelchin, Eugene.
    Yelchin, Eugene.
    ARCADY'S GOAL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2014) dj. Hardcover first edition - Story for older children based on his father's experiences in the Soviet Union in the 1940s. " For twelve-year-old Arcady, soccer is more than just a game. Sent to live in a children's home after his parents are declared enemies of the state, it is a means of survival, securing extra rations, respect, and protection." Illustrated with drawings by the author. Yelchin's earlier children's book on life in Stalinist Russia 'Breaking Stalin's Nose" was a Newbery Honor Book. Author's note. Small square format. 234 pp. ISBN: 978-0805098440.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 68466
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  • ARCADY'S GOAL. by Yelchin, Eugene.
    Yelchin, Eugene.
    ARCADY'S GOAL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2014) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Story for older children based on his father's experiences in the Soviet Union in the 1940s. " For twelve-year-old Arcady, soccer is more than just a game. Sent to live in a children's home after his parents are declared enemies of the state, it is a means of survival, securing extra rations, respect, and protection." Illustrated with drawings by the author. SIGNED on the half title page, and dated in the year of publication and uncommon thus. Yelchin's earlier children's book on life in Stalinist Russia 'Breaking Stalin's Nose" was a Newbery Honor Book. Author's note. Small square format. 234 pp. ISBN: 978-0805098440.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 64322
    View cart More details Price: $35.00