Daisy SIGNED 1973 by Elizabeth Coatsworth illustrated by Judith Gwyn Brown - Children's Fiction - Mexico - Travel ~ First Edition


Title: Daisy

Author: Elizabeth Coatsworth
Illustrator: Judith Gwyn Brown

Description: Inscribed by author on ffep. First Edition, first printing (with full number line). Gold cloth boards stamped in red. Interior is clean, pages crisp. Dust jacket has shallow chip to the top edge of front panel; water-spotting along spine; has a couple short closed tears; not price clipped ($4.95). DJ in archival sleeve. 69, [1] pp. 8.75 x 6.25 inches.

Inscribed by Elizabeth Coatsworth "on a sunny Sunday at Chimney Farm." Chimney Farm was the author's home, which she shared with her husband, the nature writer Henry Beston, and their daughter Kate Barnes, Maine's first official Poet Laureate.

The young adult story of a girl who travels to Mexico with her family on a Christmas-time vacation (which appears to be set sometime around the turn of the century). Daisy, an awkward dreamer, through her encounters in this new, vivid environment and with the Mexican culture, grows into a more confident explorer.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Macmillan Company
Place: New York
Year: 1973

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: children's, illustrated, girls, Mexico, travel, Chimney Farm,

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