The Seed from the East

The Seed from the East

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"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.
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Oxford Press
place published
United States: California, Los Angeles
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
cloth (cover material)
ink (overall material)
gold (cover decoration material)
overall: 1 in x 8 1/2 in x 5 7/8 in; 2.54 cm x 21.59 cm x 14.9225 cm
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Gift of Holt International Children's Services
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National Museum of American History
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