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    Jessie Hopwood Hughes. INSCRIBED. My Son Francis. Philadelphia: Dorrance, [1969]. First edition of this fictionalized biography of Francis Newbery, the son of children's book publisher, John Newbery (for whom the Newbery Medal is named). Inscribed by the author on the front pastedown: "My warmest best/wishes/Jessie Hopwood Hughes". Octavo. 180 pages. Publisher's binding, dust jacket. Jacket spine slightly sunned, some rubbing to book and jacket, one small chip and two small tears to jacket. Fine. With publisher's errata slip laid-in.

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