Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm


Author: Kate Douglas Wiggin

WIGGIN, Kate Douglas. Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1903. 12mo, x 328pp. Green cloth pictorially stamped in light green, red, white and grey. A clean, bright copy, with slight rubbing to lower extremities and spine ends, front hinge mended, light discoloration to endpapers where exposed to dust jacket flaps, faint gouge to fore-edge with quarter-inch tear at edge of last five leaves. In original dust jacket (a few small chips and tears at edges, light sunning to spine and upper edge of flaps). Rare in dust jacket!

First edition. The adventures of the irrepressible, passionate young Rebecca Rowena Randall of Sunnybrook Farm have enchanted readers for nearly 120 years. Mark Twain called the book, “beautiful and warm and satisfying,” while Jack London wrote, “Rebecca won my heart.” A classic turn-of-the-century American children’s book and one of the first to feature a courageous and active young female protagonist.