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
General Category Printed Material
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 1, Shelf 20
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords books,Harold Bell Wright,novels,California,
Title Winning of Barbara Worth, The
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.
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.
Spine / Label
Date APR 10,2015
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