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Mother Carey's Chicken by Kate Douglas Wiggin

1st Edition

Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1911. Houghton Mifflin co. 1st Edition

The book tells the story of a poor-but-happy family of four children who, in spite of being fatherless, make the lives of others better. Their home life becomes complicated when Julia, a snobbish cousin, comes to live with them. The Carey children suffer many disappointments (Gilbert must forgo college, for example), but Julia is transformed when she realizes happiness has little to do with wealth.

Bound in green cloth. Faded gilt lettering on title. Pages tanning slightly, but interior is tightly bound. Previous owner signature on front end page, but otherwise unmarked. Light edgewear to covers and slight fraying at top and bottom of spine. Several corners bumped and rubbed. Still in overall Good condition.