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Bright Island

By Robinson, Mabel L.

New York, NY: Random House , 1937 First Edition, Second Printing of the 1937 Random House publication of this coming-of-story that won the Newbery Honor in 1938. Blue cover boards are age toned, especially along the edges with some shelf wear. Interior pages are clean and unmarked except for prior owner's name on the verso of the half title page. Binding is square and solid. In an edge worn dust jacket that has age toning along the margins, in mylar sleeve. With B&W illustrations and decorations by Lynd Ward.

$37.50

Bright Island

By Robinson, Babel L.

New York, NY: Random House , 1937 First Edition of this Newbery Honor novel for children and young adults. Bound in the publisher's blue-grey cloth, with title page in blue and black. Illustrated by award-winning artist Lynd Ward. Cover boards are shelf worn with some discoloration, primarily along the margins on front and back, that does not impinge on the interior pages. Small bump along top edge of cover board. Cover wear especially at corners. Interior is clean and unmarked except for prior owner's name in red ink on the front paste down. Slightly musty with no foxing. Binding is square and solid. Lacking the elusive dust jacket. This delightful coming-of-age story about a young girl who sails a small boat just off the coast of Maine, won a Newbery Honor in 1938. Since then, it has garnered extraordinary praise from critics and readers alike.

$20.63