[Mark Twain (contributor)]. Georgette LeBlanc. The Girl who Found the Blue Bird. 1914. First edition.

Girl who Found the Blue Bird

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[Mark Twain (contributor)]. Georgette LeBlanc. The Girl who Found the Blue Bird. A Visit to Helen Keller. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1914. First edition. Octavo (7.25 x 4.75 inches; 185 x 120 mm.). [6], 130 pages. Frontispiece and an additional illustrated plate (portraits of Keller and LeBlanc respectively). Publisher's light bluish-green cloth, spine and front board lettered and ruled in gilt; top edge of the text block gilt, others untrimmed; plain endpapers. In the original dust jacket, printed in green. Spine gently leaning; rear board very slightly bowed; spine ends softly pushed; spine ends and corners very lightly worn; tiny bump to the top edge of the rear board. Very faint discoloration to the endpapers with a tiny crimp in the rear hinge. Dust jacket backstrip faintly darkened; folds a little worn with some chipping to edges; a few minor nicks and closed tears; some trivial soiling. A near fine copy in a very good jacket. A short Mark Twain quote used in the jacket blurb on the front panel: "The two most interesting characters of the nineteenth century are Napoleon and Helen Keller." (#10228).