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Object ID 003203

Object Name Winning of Barbara Worth, The

Object Desc A book by Harold Bell Wright with printed illustrations.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002887

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General Category Printed Material

Category Books


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 1, Shelf 20

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords books,Harold Bell Wright,novels,California,

Title Winning of Barbara Worth, The



Edition 1914

Description / Abstract A story about Barbara Worth who is the daughter of a prominent rancher, and her two suitors, an engineer and a cowboy, fighting for her affection. The story takes place in California's Imperial Valley. Originally printed in 1911.

Physical Description A green hard cover book with black text. The colored image of a woman is in the center of the cover with a black line around the image. Above her is the title and below is the author. The spine has the title and Wright on the top and the publishers on the bottom. The inside has a previous owner's name and date inside: Edna Koshnick July 12, 1926. The book features printed images of various scenes from the story.

Author Harold Bell Wright (1872-1944)

Author Details Wright was one of the first bestselling authors in the United States. He wrote 19 novels, numerous plays and magazine articles. 15 of his stories went on to become movies, including TWoBW which starred Ronald Colman, Vilma Banky, and Gary Cooper.




Language English

Publisher A.L. Burt Company

Publisher Details The company was founded by Albert L. Burt in 1889 when he was selling dictionaries. The company was incorporated in 1902. The company was known for selling "literary and fiction standards" in nice cloth bounded covers known as Burt's Home Library Series. The company was sold to Blue Ribbon Books in 1937 which was later bought by Doubleday. The Home Library Series was bought by Random House.

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Image Caption CMY2887



Date APR 10,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Christine Jankowski

Notes The cover has some discoloration but the spine has more: it is completely faded to a light brown. The paper edges are dusty and have browned. All pages are intact, but some have a little chipping. Reading copy.


Date APR 18,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 20 from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin