Bumpy Bison 1947 Nell Smidell Nesbitt ~ SIGNED ~ Children's Buffalo Story illustrated by Calista Dowling


Title: Bumpy Bison

Author: Nell Smidell Nesbitt. Pictures by Calista Dowling

Description: Inscribed by author on dedication page. Boards a bit worn at corners and ends of spine are rubbed. Illustrated endpapers. Interior is unmarked and clean, aside from a few minor finger smudges. Seven full-page illustrations. 92 pages.

A sympathetically written children's story about the life a buffalo named Bumpy out on the western plains during the times when the massive thundering herds were subject to large scale hunts.

Nell Smidell Nesbitt (d. 1995), a teacher and writer for children's magazines, was also the author of Cobi Camel (1944, Caxton Printers). The illustrator, Calista Dowling (1881-1968), was a well known artist in Oregon. A book illustrator, muralist, and commercial artist, she was also considered one of the leading watercolorists in the Northwest.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Binfords & Mort
Place: Portland, Oregon
Year: 1947

Keywords: Calista Dowling, buffalo, children's,

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