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Hans Brinker or The Silver Skates

$ 55.00

Dodge, Mary Mapes. The John C. Winston Company. Chicago.1925. Hardcover. Illustrated by Clara M. Burd.Classic fictional tale of early 19th century Dutch life, as well as a tale of youthful honor. The novel introduced the sport of Dutch speed skating to Americans, and is also notable for popularizing the story of the little Dutch boy who plugs a dike with his finger.