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The Mansion

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The Mansion

by van Dyke, Henry

  • Used
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Highlighting/underlining. Signed by previous owner. Two prior ownerships, one inscription dated 1911-1912.
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New York / London.: Harper & Brothers Publishers., 1911. First edition. October 1911; same date title & copyright pages.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Highlighting/underlining. Signed by previous owner. Two prior ownerships, one inscription dated 1911-1912. Pencil underlining, bracketing. Edge damp staining to some pages. Corner bumps. Back cover mottled staining. Spine has.... Green, Elizabeth Shippen (Illustrated by). 1 Green cloth over boards, w/ color paste-on, top 3rd, and blind-stamped floral front design, gold titles. 61 p. 18 cm. Grayscale frontispiece; Pen&Ink drawings. Christian themes, Christmas: Built "literally and figuratively in the shadow of St. Petronius' Church", the Weightman mansion was built by a self-made man, his wealth prudently applied, rather than squandered, 30 years earlier. John Weightman's son, Harold, found his path in devotion to the poor.

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Bookseller
Hedgehog's Whimsey Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
Alibris.B4910004710
Title
The Mansion
Author
van Dyke, Henry
Illustrator
Green, Elizabeth Shippen (Illustrated by)
Format/binding
Hard cover
Book condition
Used - Good. No dust jacket. Highlighting/underlining. Signed by previous owner. Two prior ownerships, one inscription dated 1911-1912.
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition. October 1911; same date title & copyright pag
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Brothers Publishers.
Place of Publication
New York / London.
Date published
1911
Keywords
Christmas
Bookseller catalogs
Religions;

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About Hedgehog's Whimsey Books

Hedgehog's Whimsey Books was born in a random moment when I decided to become a used books seller. Beginning in 2001, I apprenticed myself with a longtime pro in the next town, hoping to learn her secrets. She encouraged my free help but was wary of sharing all those secrets. Nonetheless, she turned me loose when she felt I would not embarrass her; she was impressed, finding I actually knew something about books and authors and styles. I am still learning, and I am having a good time with the random avalanches of books to be recycled into good homes, one by one. Inventory has mounted: my mother downsized her 7,000-plus library, and we (my Geezer and I) went to library book sales, yard emporiums on weekends, estate dispersals, and added the books my kids left behind, wanting to stock their own shelves anew. Some folks simply tooled down our dirt road and left boxes on our porch. Myself? Well, I am also a photographer, journalist, curious stuff collector, avid reader, writer, editor, small-time publisher, and online pontificator. At Hedgehog Enterprises, I do "Words & Pictures by & for Folks with Prickly Backs, Soft Bellies, & Small Brains", established in 1991. Since I have the smallest brain (by unpopular vote), I am the Head Hedgehog. Do I specialize in particular genres? I thought I did, but my barn has lots of Geezer-built shelves, and we have many interests, so topics vary, as do book conditions and editions. I try to describe such, and sometimes have too much fun as I poke along. There is no charge for the therapy of browsing, folks, so find my sites and stay awhile. If a purchase results, know that the tax collector in Newport, New Hampshire, may get a pleasant surprise. Or, I may buy a few more apple cider donuts or sweet potatoes. No pressure. Hedgehogs do have yearnings. If you should visit by chance or by appointment, enjoy our old New Hampshire farmhouse location alongside the Sugar River and its companion recreation Rail Trail, nearby two historic railroad covered bridges just off Chandlers Mill Road. Feel welcome. -- Lucy G Wells, proprietor.

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