Hiawatha Alphabet

HOLBROOK, Florence

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: Rand McNally & Company Publishers
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1910
  • Place Published: Chicago
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Fair
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    Unpaginated. 28 cm. Illustrated by H. D. Pohl. Brown cloth with pictorial paper. Spine repaired top and bottom. Cloth mottled. Corners bumped. Front hinge repaired. Paper darkened, spots, scuffing and pencil marks. Owner's name on front paste-down endpaper Pencil marks on endpapers and some interior pages. Thumbing on margins. Bottom chipped on page "Cc." Sticker and tear on rear free endpaper. Florence Holbrook's books may not be politically correct by today's standards, but she was dedicated to both peace and public education. Hiawatha was a native who negotiated peace between five tribes in the region now known as New York. Holbrook hoped to capitalize upon the good reputation of that man to capture the interest of children.

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