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The Girl Graduate: Her Own Book by  Louise and Sarah K. Smith  Margaret). PERRETT - Hardcover - Signed - 1917 - from Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (SKU: 369976)

The Girl Graduate: Her Own Book

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The Girl Graduate: Her Own Book

by (MITCHELL, Margaret). PERRETT, Louise and Sarah K. Smith

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
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Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co, 1917. Hardcover. Near Fine. Octavo. Quarter cloth and illustrated papercovered boards. Ownership signature of Elizabeth Flodnig, corners a bit worn and some soiling on the boards, a tight, very good or better copy. A blank book with sections for autographs. Contains many inscriptions to Flodnig in 1917, among them a four-line inscription by Margaret Mitchell, author of *Gone With the Wind*, on page 44 (appropriating Gellett Burgess's famous poem): "I never saw a purple cow, I never hope to see one, I'll tell you one thing anyhow, I'd rather see than be one! (No nominations [?] Ha! Ha!) Margaret Mitchell." In 1918 Mitchell graduated from Washington Seminary in Atlanta, and presumably Flodnig was a classmate. Laid in is additional ephemera from the recipient's continuing education in Atlanta. Housed in a custom cloth chemise and gray morocco slipcase.

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book dealer
Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
369976
Title
The Girl Graduate: Her Own Book
Author
(MITCHELL, Margaret). PERRETT, Louise and Sarah K. Smith
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Reilly & Britton Co
Place of Publication
Chicago
Date Published
1917
Keywords
SouthernAuthor/Interest, AmerLit20thCent, AssociationCopy

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Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA

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About Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA

Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc., founded in 1985, specializes in first editions of 20th Century American and English fiction. Our inventory of over 75,000 first editions includes: African-American literature & history, Mysteries, Detective Fiction, Drama, Books into Film and Sports books. We routinely issue extensively illustrated color catalogs, available by subscription. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA)and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB). Tom Congalton, founder of Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc., actively promotes the ethics and standards of these professional organizations and served as President of the ABAA from 2000 to 2002.

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morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also... [more]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.

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