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HOUSEBOAT SUMMER by Elizabeth Coatsworth (w/Jacket!) 1942

HOUSEBOAT SUMMER by Elizabeth Coatsworth (w/Jacket!) 1942


HOUSEBOAT SUMMER. Elizabeth Coatsworth, The MacMillan Co., New York, 1942.


Classic Juvenile Fiction - Adventure


A tale of a might-be-true summer holiday spent by a brother and sister visiting an uncle and aunt on a houseboat off Damariscotta, coast of Maine. Mild adventure -- and the record of how a shy boy found himself.


"The story of the lovely Damariscotta region shares with its readers the happiness of a country summer The many illustrations in the book were drawn by the artist in the very cove where the story is laid."


Elizabeth Coatsworth won the 1931 Newbery Medal from the American Library Association for The Cat Who Went to Heaven.


Green cover with black spine title and a small white pasted illustration to the front. Illustrated endpapers. The jacket has light edge wear (micro tears) and a small soil mark at the rear. About 8-1/4 x 6-1/2 with 191 numbered pages. Illustrated. Scarce with jacket! 


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