House by the Sea

Swift, Hildegarde Hoyt; Lynd Ward (Illustrator)

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company
Date Published: 1938
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 46607


245pp. Octavo [22 cm] Turquoise blue cloth over boards lettered and pictorially stamped in black on the backstrip and front board. Blue and white pictorial endpapers. Very good, with subtle fading at the spine and along the edges of the covers, and three very small stains in the lower fore edge corner of the rear cover. In a very good dust jacket, with darkening, more so to the spine and rear panel. There are sporadic chips in the lightly rubbed edges. The largest chip is in the paper at the head of the jacket's spine, measuring 1/4" wide by 1/4" deep. Dance 085.


A story told from the perspective of a house which overlooks Long Island Sound- a house which holds a secret. Illustrated with brush drawings by Lynd Ward.