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All books are first printings of first editions or first American editions unless otherwise noted.

(Children's Literature)
click for a larger image of item #35571, Hitty: Her First Hundred Years NY, Macmillan, 1929. The Newbery Award winning story of the first hundred years in the life of a wooden doll. Signed by the author. From the library of Doris Dana, with her ownership signature on the front pastedown. Dana was the translator, and partner, of Chilean Nobel Prize winner Gabriela Mistral, as well as being friends with such figures as Thomas Merton, dramatist Cheryl Crawford, Thomas Mann, and others. Uneven sunning to covers; author's name circled in pencil there; bit of dampstaining to lower edges; a very good copy, lacking the dust jacket. Illustrations by Dorothy P. Lathrop. [#035571] $1,000
On Sale: $700
(Children's Literature)
click for a larger image of item #35840, Typed Letter Signed 1939. Written to a fan of her Newbery Award winning book Hitty, explaining that first editions are hard to come by, "as with most children's books the first edition copies are not cherished very tenderly." Field explains she has only one first edition for herself, and suggests the recipient contact a bookseller. Signed, "Yours sincerely, Rachel Field." Folded in thirds, near fine. [#035840] $250