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Old Con and Patrick by Ruth Sawyer. Illustrated by Cathal O'Toole. New York: The Junior Literary Guild Viking Press, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover, lacking dust jacket. 138 pp. Touching children's story about Patrick, a boy with polio, befriended by a dachshund puppy and a jay-bird with a broken wing. Color frontis, black and white drawings. Sawyer was Newberry medalist (1937). Book is unmarked and gently worn. Lovely ex-libris book plate on inside front cover.
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For more than 20 years, MCME’s The Sophisticated Reader partners have collected and sold books on art, design and popular culture in antique stores, vintage markets and at rare book auctions. MCME specializes in sought-after antique and vintage hardcovers, paperbacks and magazines. We also curate private library installations. Experienced as interior designers and writers, we have been widely published in the entertainment and news media, and have appeared on Bravo's "Million Dollar Decorator."
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