Richards, Laura E.
Title HILDEGARDE'S NEIGHBORS: A STORY FOR GIRLS. THE HILDEGARDE SERIES (ALSO KNOWN AS THE HILDEGARDE-MARGARET SERIES.)
Publisher Page, Boston, 1936, 20th impression (first published 1895).
Seller ID 17163
292 pp + ads, small 8vo (7 1/2" H), hard cover (light grey boards with red lettering on spine and front board, illustration of young woman leaning on rail fence on front board), in dust jacket (wraparound illustration showing young women in Edwardia n dress on dock, waving to others in sailboat). 8 b&w plates including frontispiece. Number 4 in the Hildegarde (Hildegarde-Margaret) series, in which the Merryweather family moves in next door to the Grahames. Light browning to endpape r s a n d p a g es, scattered tiny to very small light foxing marks in top margin of plates and on some adjacent pages, two old prices blacked out by publisher and old price stamp on verso of half-title page, browning to edge of textblock, tiny fo xi ng ma rk s o n to p of textblock and top edge of boards, minor wrinkling at bottom of spine, slight soling on bottom of textblock. Dust jacket has two old prices blacked out by publisher and small price stamp on front flap, a few small tears wi th cre a ses - ar ch iv all y taped, moderate edge wear/wrinkling, very small chips at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, slight darkening to spine and flap-folds. Very Good-/Good