Our shops are open and we are processing online, telephone and email orders as normal

MALKUS, Alida Sims.

Eastward Sweeps the Current.

Chicago: The John C. Winston Co., 1937 Stock Code: 93380
£150.00
Reserve Ask us a question

First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author to Julia F. Carter on the half-title verso, "For Miss Julia Carter, with warm appreciation of her kindness. Alida Malkus Cincinnati Nov. 5 1937." Julia F. Carter was the first full time children's librarian at the New York Public Library. Miss Carter was also the first national president of the Division of Library Work with Children and Young People of the American Library Association. She presented the first ever Caldecott Medal in 1938.

Confused? Read our glossary

Description

Octavo. Original blue cloth boards, lettering to spine brown, map endpapers. With dust jacket.

Illustrations

black and white illustrations throughout by Dan Sweeny.

Condition

Mild spotting to cloth at front board and spine, spine gently rolled, margins of text block a touch toned. An excellent copy in a jacket with mild wear to extremities, light chipping to tail of spine, and a faint stain to top corner of front panel.

DELIVERY

With the exception of framed items*, Peter Harrington offers free delivery on all UK orders of rare books, maps and prints placed through this website. Delivery to USA and the rest of the world is similarly free for orders over £200.

View Full Delivery Details

 

ABOUT US

Established in 1969, Peter Harrington is one of the leading rare book firms in the world. It is a proud member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association – along with ILAB, the PBFA and Lapada – and from shops in Mayfair and Chelsea, London, sells rare books, prints and ephemera to customers across the world.

Email: mail@peterharrington.co.uk

Tel: +44 (0)20 7591 0220


ABA Antiquarian Bookseller Association ILAB International League of Antiquarian Booksellers LAPADA The Association of Art and Anatique Dealers PBFA Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association

Our Guarantee Page

Ask us a question

DO YOU HAVE A BOOK TO SELL?
OR
CAN’T FIND THE BOOK YOU’RE LOOKING FOR?

Contact us with details of the book you are interested in or selling and we will contact you

Sell Old Books Help me find a book