Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm - Kate Douglas Wiggin 1903 - Houghton, Boston and New York - First Edition Rebecca was a thing of fire and spirit.... [she] was plucky at two and dauntless at five.’

A finely bound example of this classic tale about the pain of growing up, admired by authors from Jack London to Mark Twain. Beautifully written with a humorous touch.

‘When ten-year-old Rebecca Randall comes to live with flinty aunt Miranda and her sentimental sister Jane in a small town in Maine, they expect to turn her into a proper young lady. Instead, Rebecca will end up changing them.’ [Random House]
  First edition, fourth impression (although Bibliography of American Literature (BAL 22632) states this is tentative) with page 325, line 9 "Don't turn in at the side"; Page 327, line 13 "in the October sun.", and in binding A with publisher's imprint on the spine in letters 1/16" high.

Octavo (binding size 18.5x12.5cm), pp. [8] x 327 [1] [4].
  Finely bound for Asprey, in full green morocco, spine lettered in gilt with single gilt filet panels, raised bands tooled in gilt, single gilt fillet borders to covers, edges and turn-ins ruled in gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, original illustrated cloth cover and spine bound in at the rear.   Condition: Fine   Ref: 109885   Price: HK$ 4,500