Author:Borden, Lucille Papin

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Starforth

By: Borden, Lucille Papin

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16406

ISBN: NO

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj


[minor wear at spine ends, light dust-soiling to top edge, one-time owner's signature on ffep; jacket worn and wrinkled along top and bottom edges, various small tears and shallow chipping, unobtrusive tape-repair to base of spine]. "Maris, the chief character in the novel, is playmate and then lady-in-waiting to the Princess Mary Tudor, and the action takes place partly in the reign of Henry VIII, then of Edward VI, of Mary Tudor, and the first year of Queen Elizabeth." A sequel to the author's earlier novel "White Hawthorn" (1935). View more info

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The Shining Tree: A Christmas Story

By: Borden, Lucille Papin

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23791

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj


[nice clean copy, a trace of dust-soiling to top of text block but otherwise just minimal wear to both book and jacket]. Novel about a six-year-old discovered wandering around New York's Pennsylvania Station -- "blind and dressed in rags, but with an accent that suggests breeding"; oh, and she's got amnesia, too. Her discoverer, an orphaned newsboy, hauls her off to the boarding house where he resides, and the usual cross-section of humanity that's found in such places (in novels, anyway) -- a brilliant but anti-social doctor, a violinist, a beautiful young thing, a beautician, a ste... View more info