X, the long winter (title) X. HarperCollins Publishers, 2003. Hardcover in dust jacket. The brief northern campaign was one of the most successful of Hitler's gambles. Apart from one or two false alarms in the early days of the war, no sirens wailed in London until June 25. Brown boards with darker brown illustration of Laura looking out a window. The princess wool coat features pleating at the front adds structure whilst the cinched in waist and full skirt gives a feminine look. Wilder, Laura Ingalls. The long winter. Among these were 19 panzer divisions, and in total the “Barbarossa” force had about 3,000 tanks, 7,000 artillery pieces, and 2,500 aircraft. A self-conscious woman juggles adjusting to her new role as an aristocrat's wife and avoiding being intimidated by his first wife's spectral presence. Harper & Brothers, New York, 1940. Harper, New York, 1940. After a stretch of rainy but unseasonably mild weather, temperatures plunged and vicious winds kicked up, blanketing the East Coast in snow and creating drifts up to 50 feet high. Edges and corners are rubbed with light fraying at corners. Black & white and color illustrations by Helen Sewell & Mildred Boyle. After the war, they were withdrawn again by the decision of the IOC until the 1960 Olympics in Squaw Valley, when the women skated 500 m, 1000 m, 1500 m and 3000 m. First Edition. Blackmore, in his book 'Lorna Doone'. This winter was the coldest in the CET series, at -1.2! First Edition. Hardcover, light tan cloth stamped in dark brown, 325 pages. Starting at the turn of the century and into the 1960s, there was little change in men’s workwear styles. Plain endpapers. Publisher's beige cloth binding stamped in darker brown, lacking the dust jacket. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. The war began when the Soviet Union attacked Finland on 30 November 1939 and it ended 13 March 1940. The storm immobilized New York, Boston and other major cities, blocking roads and wiping out telephone, telegraph and rail service for several days. Record # 500532. The winter of 1939–40 was severe, but the summer was pleasant, and in their leisure hours Londoners thronged the parks or worked in their gardens. A notable event during the Phoney War was the Winter War, which started with the Soviet Union's assault on Finland on 30 November 1939. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Condition: Very Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. The famine affected people of all … 1E-mail: schulzl{at}missouri.edu. Otherwise the Book is clean. Laura Ingalls Wilder, By the Shore of Silver Lake (1939), The Long Winter (1940), Little Town on the Prairie (1941), These Happy Golden Years (1943, paperback 1971). Cheer up! Hardcover. Food stores begin to run dangerously low. Condition: Good. Though not perfect, this is still a copy in collectible condition. Can't remember the title or the author of a book? Price-clipped dust jacket is fresh and bright, with light rubbing at edges and a tiny nick at spine. 8vo. If you know the book but don't find it on AbeBooks, we can automatically search for you as new inventory is added. The pan was filled with rocks that had been heated at the edge of the fire and then slid between layers of bedding using the long handle. It is the fifth best-selling book from the Little House series. 3. Hard Cover. Vintage 1940 The Long Winter ex-library hardcover book that is by Laura Ingalls Wilder and in worn condition with yellowed pages and taped along the binding. First edition stated, first printing with "I-P" code on copyright page. The Long Winter was indeed that, with 7 months of blizzards nearly freezing and starving the Ingalls family to death. With snow piled as high as the rooftops, it’s impossible for trains to deliver supplies, and the townspeople, including Laura and her family, are starving. Site Map | LONG WINTER DRIVE NOW SEEN BY REICH; Attacks Center on Important Economic Objectives Rather Than Only Military Posts LONG WINTER DRIVE NOW SEEN BY REICH. Beginning in September 1944, Allied troops had liberated most of the South of the country, but their Illustrated by Sewell, Helen (illustrator). It says at the bottom of the page "This special edition is published by arrangement with the publishers of the regular edition Harper & Brothers by E.M. HALE AND COMPANY, Eau Claire Wisconsin. Edgewear to covers. The long winter. A solid copy of the 1940 stated 1st edition. Shorts remained time-and-place specific for women (gardening, exercising, and hiking), until the Bermuda shorts craze of the late 1940s, when … 1st Edition. Holes would be punched in the lid, forming a design. THE LONG WINTER, Harper & Brothers, 1940, first edition, very light scattered foxing to the t.p.e. The jacket is price clipped, though original to the Book, as I plucked it from the shelf it had sat upon for 50 plus years myself! The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder, 1940, Harper edition, in English - 1st ed. On April 9, German forces entered Denmark and occupied the peninsula without serious resistance. Corners bumped. [Laura Ingalls Wilder; Helen Sewell; Mildred Boyle] -- After and October blizzard, Laura's family moves from the claim shanty into town for the winter, a winter that an Indian has predicted will be seven months of bad weather. US$ 4.00, Shipping: If it's out there, we'll find it for you! The Long Winter. Harper & Brothers, 1940. Author: Laura Ingalls Wilder Title: The Long Winter Publication: New York: Harper & Brothers, 1940. The Long Winter. The Very Scarce First Edition of one of the LITTLE HOUSE Books. First edition stated, first printing with "I-P" code on copyright page. In the winter and spring of 1944 after a railway strike, the German occupation limited rations such that people, including pregnant women, in the western region of The Netherlands, including Amsterdam, received as little as 400–800 calories/d. Hardcover. Very Good, with lean to spine and previous owner bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise a rather nice copy of the beloved children's classic. Despite stubborn Norwegian resistance, and the landing of British and French troops in support in northern Norway, the Norwegian government agreed to an armistic… THE LONG WINTER by Wilder, Laura Ingalls Seller Type Punch Matrix Published 1940 Condition About fine in near-fine jacket Edition First edition (stated) The Long Winter. This was done with a bed warmer. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Picture and title are stamped in brown on tan cloth boards. Many new vintage inspired children’s clothes will work well for a 1940s theme family photo, school play, reenactment, Halloween costume, or special event. THE LONG WINTER, Harper & Brothers, 1940, first edition, very light scattered foxing to the t.p.e. ... 1940, Page 1 … Site by Bibliopolis. It was published in 1940 and originally illustrated by Helen Sewell. First Edition. The winter of 1944–45 is known as the ‘Hunger Winter’ in The Netherlands, which was occupied by the Germans in May 1940. Direct Debit (Personally Authorized Payment) (1), ISBN 10: 0060522410 / ISBN 13: 9780060522414, Shipping: Solid binding, unmarked pages. These are covered copper or brass pans, with a long handle. Helen Sewell & Mildred Boyle (illustrator). Get this from a library! Overall, an attractive copy of a Book that is scarce in any condition! Publisher's beige cloth binding stamped in darker brown, lacking the dust jacket. US$ 4.50, Shipping: Text good. Blue dotted endpapers. laura ingalls wilder (author/artist etc.) Then it snows almost without stopping until April. A solid copy of the 1940 stated 1st edition . No Jacket. Near Manchester, the ground had frozen to 27 inches, and in Somerset, to an astonishing 4 feet! This bombing “blitzkrieg” (lightning war) would continue until May 1941. You searched for: Overalls, coveralls, uniforms, and workwear separates made up the bulk of men’s vintage work clothes as well as casual clothing for most classes. Soiling to edges. In protective Mylar. Illustrated with pictures by Helen Sewell and Mildred Boyle--the frontis in color, the rest in black and white. Condition: Good+. First Edition. Very Good, with lean to spine and previous owner bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise a rather nice copy of the beloved children's classic. In later editions, new drawings by Garth Williams were added. Laura, Pa, Ma, Mary, Carrie, and little Grace face the winter as best they can, but soon, blizzards have covered the town in snow that piles up to the rooftops, cutting the town off from supplies and trade. Some dust darkening and edge wear, more pronounced on the rear panel. ; 7.50 X 5.10 X 1.10 inches; 325 pages. Small chips off spine top and bottom. First Edition with I-P notation. Last week A LOOK BACK: Winter Of 1962-63. When the skies finally cleared, fires a… Dust Jacket Condition: None. Daily Mail article written in January 2010. Here are some of the accounts. 's and fore edge, else a tight, bright vg+/near fine copy in an attractive pictorial dust-wrapper with some wear and tear and a 3.5 cm long by 1 cm deep chip missing from the upper left corner of the front dust-wrapper panel and an approximate 2.5 cm by 3.5 cm piece missing from the head of dust-wrapper … The author would like to thank George Briscoe, Katherine Coram, Dennis Edelin, Meg Hacker, MaryBeth Linne, Virginia E. Potter, Reginald Washington, and Thomas E. Weir, Jr., for their help. World War II - World War II - Invasion of the Soviet Union, 1941: For the campaign against the Soviet Union, the Germans allotted almost 150 divisions containing a total of about 3,000,000 men. Signature of prior owner. The navy stylish coat can be paired with your existing winter wardrobe Condition: Good. The fledgling town of De Smet in the Dakota Territory is hit hard by the brutal winter of 1880-1881. Genuine vintage 1940s children’s clothing can still be found in some antique stores. The top edges of the pages are pretty dusty and there is some minor rubbing to the end papers. Illustrated by Helen Sewell and Mildred Boyle. A handsome early copy of this childhood classic, the sixth title in the Little House on the Prairie books. Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1940. The Long Winter (Little House) by Laura Ingalls Wilder and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.com. Condition: Very Good. Description: Helen Sewell and Mildred Boyle. Very Good, with lean to spine and previous owner bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise a rather nice copy of the beloved children's classic. Head and tail of spine bumped. 325 pp. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1940. This would warm the bed quite effectively. Condition: Fine. By the Shores of Silver Lake is advertised on the rear flap; all eight Little House books are listed on the rear panel. Illustrated. Harper & Brothers, New York, 1940. The first terrible storm comes to the barren prairie in October. 1688-89: Long and severe frosts, Thames froze over. More than 120 winters have come and gone since the so-called “Great White Hurricane,” but this whopper of a storm still lives in infamy. I have found a Laura Ingalls Wilder book "The Long Winter" copywrite 1940, pictures by Helen Sewell and Mildred Boyle. As a kid, I liked it for the adventure of it all, as an adult I like it for the sense of realism- they actually nearly died! First edition stated, first printing with "I-P" code on copyright page. (1739-40 was -0.4) This winter was described by R.D. Some short tears and a small chip from the rear panel, but still an attractive example. Foot warmers In mid February there was a thaw. Several theatres and many cinemas were open, and there were even a few sporting events. US$ 12.50, Wilder, Laura Ingalls & Helen Sewell & Mildred Boyle. Hard Times on the Prairie (1986) Animal Adventures (1994) Christmas in the Big Woods (1995) The Adventures of Laura and Jack (1997) Pioneer Sisters Harper & Brothers, New York, 1940. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Most uncommon in any dust-wrapper. Publisher's beige cloth binding stamped in darker brown, lacking the dust jacket. [Laura Ingalls Wilder; Helen Sewell; Mildred Boyle] -- A severe blizzard isolates the Dakota town in which Laura and Mary live. The Long Winter (1940) Little Town on the Prairie (1941) These Happy Golden Years (1943) The First Four Years (1953) Publication Order of Little House Chapter Books: Laura Books. Publisher's beige cloth binding stamped in darker brown, lacking the dust jacket. The blue long coat is the ultimate in luxury womens outerwear and a real statement piece. The severe, relentless winter of 1946-47 will be long remembered as one of our most legendary. Materials, colors, and fit changed, but the overall style of workwear for common occupations remained the same. All rights reserved. Tight and VG in its light-brown cloth, with a bit of mild darkening at the inner hinges and very light foxing to the preliminaries. With Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson. Women's events were also set to be held at the 1940 Winter Olympics, which were cancelled. 's and fore edge, else a tight, bright vg+/near fine copy in an attractive pictorial dust-wrapper with some wear and tear and a 3.5 cm long by 1 cm deep chip missing from the upper left corner of the front dust-wrapper panel and an approximate 2.5 cm by 3.5 cm piece missing from the head of dust-wrapper spine with some inner non-stick tape reinforcement to the spine as well as the rear spine fold. Book is As New, crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. US$ 5.00, Shipping: Harper & Brothers, New York, 1940. The Long Winter is the sixth book written by Laura Ingalls Wilder from the Little House book series. A seaborne and airborne force, covered by a German air screen, then invaded Norway. First Edition. Later printing of first edition (c. 1944) . First edition stated, first printing with "I-P" code on copyright page. Cloth. No date on title page but stated First Edition with a "I-P" code. With that said, you don’t have to hunt for it. Bookplate, else a clean, bright Very Good copy of the Book in an attractive jacket. On September 7, 1940, 300 German bombers raid London, in the first of 57 consecutive nights of bombing. The timeline of the Winter War is a chronology of events leading up to, culminating in, and resulting from the Winter War. A desperate need for food sends Almanzo and another boy on a dangerous trip across the prairie. The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder Our BookSleuth is specially designed for you. US$ 3.95, Shipping: Item #140940899, © 2021 Burnside Rare Books. 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