CALICO BUSH With the Original Woodcut Engravings by Allen Lewis
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
002734620X / 9780027346206
Hardcover 1966, 4th printing, woodcut engravings by Allen Lewis. Ex-library book, but still in great condition - mylar cover and usual ex-lib type of markings, rear pocket, blue ink dot on top edge. Clean and tight pages, only light wear overall. Numerous b/w illustrations. 9 1/2" tall. Originally published 1931, reset and reissued 1966. ; 8vo; "Tells of Marquerite, a young French orphan, who is 'bound out' for six years in exchange for food, shelter, and clothing to the Sargent family, settlers in the New World. In 1743, thirteen-year-old Marguerite Ledoux travels to Maine as the indentured servant of a family that regards her as little better than the Indians that threaten them, but her strength, quick thinking and courage surprise them all. "
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