Floating Island.

Floating Island., Floating Island., Floating Island., Floating Island.

Shipwrecked dolls on a tropical island; an imaginative children's nature fantasy, marred by unconscious racism. Many fine drawings throughout text as well as plates. NOTE: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD.

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Floating Island.
Floating Island.
Floating Island.
Floating Island.
Floating Island.
Parrish, Anne.
/Mr. Doll, illustrator.
New York and London: Harper & Brothers, November, 1930/1930, 3rd printing, year of publication; shocking pink cloth with full illustrated plate in green and pink of Mr. Doll in native garb standing among the jungle leaves and seaweed, topedge grey, cream endpapers comprise a letter to children telling about the story; illustrated with fine botanical drawings, frontis and 11 halftone plates and doublefold coloured island map, nicely mounted on tab, as issued; 265 pp.
Juvenile hardback.
CONDITION: Good Plus without jacket; very light even soil to boards, faded spine, extrems somewhat bumped and rubbed, opens freely, spot on bottom edge & one plate margin, shadow and paper clip impression on rear flyleaf from child's pocket.
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Floating Island.
Floating Island.
Control Number: 
17396