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The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come (Signed Ltd.)
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1931. First edition. Fine/Very Good +. One of 512 copies signed by the illustrator, N. C. Wyeth. Original vellum spine over blue cloth covers, gilt top-edge. Book in Fine condition, sharp and square with all 16 tipped-in illustrations present and all original tissue guards intact. Clearly unread with several of the pages unopened. Original glassine dust jacket Very Good+ or a little better with a few small chips at the corners. Housed in the publisher's blue paper-covered box with matching limitation number. Cardboard box in Very Good condition with some paper loss along edges and a few deft repairs to the corners. & & A classic coming-of-age story, set in the mountains of Kentucky in the days leading up to the Civil War. The story follows Chad, a charming orphan, who finds kindness and comfort with the good folks who take him in, but ultimately ends up fighting for the Union Army. A lovely edition with Wyeth's illustrations. Fine in Very Good +. dust jacket.
      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
Last Found On: 2013-10-10           Check availability:      Biblio    

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