[Item #1218] Tortoise by Candlelight. Nina Bawden.
Tortoise by Candlelight

Tortoise by Candlelight

Hardcover, New York: Harper & Row, 1963. First Edition; First Printing. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. First US Edition. "With the single-minded ferocity of a mother tiger defending her cubs, Emmie at fourteen, watches over her household: her amiable drunken father, her gaunt, evangelical old grandmother, her nubile older sister, and most precious of all, eight-year-old Oliver, with the countenance of an angel and the ethical sense of a cobra." Ships same or next business day. Book's spine is slightly loose and skewed, has minor edge wear, light bumps on ends of spine, wrinkle on front cover, pages are slightly tanned but clean. Dust jacket protected in archival plastic cover. DJ has two 1/4-inch tears on head edge, two-inch tear on tail of spine, slightly tanned. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 239 pages. [Item #1218]

Price: $25.00

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