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Scott O'dell
ISLAND OF THE BLUE DOLPHINS - SCOTT O'DELL- RARE SIGNED INSCRIBED 1960 FIRST ED.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1960. Just one of inkFrog's Creations Description: Island of the Blue Dolphins. O'Dell, Scott Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1960 First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed, inscribed and dated 1960 by Scott O'Dell on the front free endpaper. Near fine HB in a Good but foxed non price-clipped dust jacket. First issue dust jacket without the Newberry award seal. Uncommon, especially signed. The jacket foxing can be removed by a professional paper restorer in L.A. The Newberry Medal-winning story of a 12-year old girl who lives alone on a Pacific island after she leaps from a rescue ship. Isolated on the island for eighteen years, Karana forages for food, builds weapons to fight predators, clothes herself in a cormorant feathered skirt, and finds strength and peace in her seclusion. It is based on the true story of Juana Maria, a Nicoleño Native American left alone for 18 years on San Nicolas Island during the 19th century. Island of the Blue Dolphins won the Newbery Medal in 1961. It was adapted into a film of the same name in 1964. O'Dell later wrote a sequel, Zia, published in 1976. A similar copy, not dated is for sale on a major book site for $2,800. Please ask questions before bidding. Payment and Shipping: We accept: PayPal (verified shipping address only). California residents expect to pay 8.75% sales tax, unless you have a valid Ca. Resale number. We ship U.S.P.S. Priority for most items, U.S.P.S. Book Rate offered where applicable, and FedEx for larger item (direct signature required). We strongly recommend insurance, as … [Click Below for Full Description]
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