The Seed from the East


"The Seed from the East; The fabulous story of Harry Holt and his heartful of love for orphans" by Mrs. Harry (Bertha) Holt as told to David Wisner. First printing, 1956. Gold-stamped blue cloth hardcover in original yellow dust jacket featuring black-and-white headshots of the Holts' 8 adopted Korean children on front and a picture of Harry Holt walking with the children on a country road on back. 254 pp., black-and-white photographs incuded in text. Cost $3.50. Signed by the author on front flyleaf.

Date Published: 1956

Publisher: Oxford Press

Location: Currently not on view

Place Published: United States: California, Los Angeles

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Credit Line: Gift of Holt International Children's Services

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2003.0261.01Accession Number: 2003.0261Catalog Number: 2003.0261.01

Object Name: book

Physical Description: paper (overall material)cloth (cover material)ink (overall material)gold (cover decoration material)Measurements: overall: 1 in x 8 1/2 in x 5 7/8 in; 2.54 cm x 21.59 cm x 14.9225 cm


Record Id: nmah_1296231

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