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A girl of the Limberlost / by Gene Stratton-Porter ; illustrations by Wladyslaw T. Benda.

Author/Creator:
Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924.
Publication:
New York : Grosset & Dunlap, c1909.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 485, [3] p., [4] leaves of plates : ill. ; 20 cm.
Subjects:
Natural history.
Girls -- Fiction.
Swamps -- Fiction.
Indiana -- Fiction.
Conflict of generations -- Fiction.
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.
Love.
Self-reliance -- Juvenile fiction.
Mothers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction.
Conflict of generations -- Juvenile fiction.
Friendship -- Juvenile fiction.
Moths -- Collectors and collecting -- Juvenile fiction.
Swamps -- Indiana -- Juvenile fiction.
Childrens subjects:
Self-reliance -- Fiction.
Forests and forestry -- Fiction.
Form/Genre:
Bildungsromane -- 20th century.
Fiction.
Publishers' advertisements -- New York -- New York -- 20th century.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Summary:
Elnora Comstock, an impoverished young girl growing up on the edge of the Limberlost swamp in Indiana, is a lover of nature who has an opportunity to pay for her education by collecting moths.
Notes:
Illustrated title page.
Publisher's advertisements: P. [487]-[488].
Local notes:
Schimmel Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2014 by Caroline F. Schimmel.
Penn Provenance:
Schimmel, Caroline F. (donor) (Schimmel Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1909
Contributor:
Benda, Wladyslaw T. (Wladyslaw Theodore), 1873-1948, illustrator.
Grosset & Dunlap, publisher.
Caroline F. Schimmel Fiction Collection of Women in the American Wilderness (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
1041039608
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