First Edition Points and Criteria for Star Spangled Summer

Year Published: 1941
Author Last Name: Lambert
Author First Name: Janet
Publisher: Dutton and Company
Original Price: $2.00
Pages: 281

FIRST EDITION is stated on the copyright page, and 1941 is stated on the bottom of the title page. Boards are brick red cloth with black lettering. Dust jacket also states FIRST EDITION on the bottom of the front flap, next to the the price.

Author's first book, and considered by many to be her finest. This book also became the first in the Penny Parrish series followed by Dreams of Glory in 1942, Glory Be! in 1943, Up Goes the Curtain in 1946, Practically Perfect in 1947, and The Reluctant Heart in 1950.

The first edition was illustrated by Sandra James.

Picture of the 1941 first edition dust jacket for Star Spangled Summer.
Picture of the 1941 first edition dust jacket for Star Spangled Summer.

Picture of the first edition copyright page for Star Spangled Summer.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for Star Spangled Summer.

Picture of dust jacket where original $2.00 price is found for Star Spangled Summer.
Picture of dust jacket where original $2.00 price is found for Star Spangled Summer.

Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of Star Spangled Summer.
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of Star Spangled Summer.

Picture of the first edition Dutton and Company boards for Star Spangled Summer.
Picture of the first edition Dutton and Company boards for Star Spangled Summer.

Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of Star Spangled Summer.
Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of Star Spangled Summer.

Picture of the first edition title page for Star Spangled Summer.
Picture of the first edition title page for Star Spangled Summer.

Signature of author Janet Lambert on a first edition of Star Spangled Summer.
Signature of author Janet Lambert on a first edition of Star Spangled Summer.

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