The Motor Girls at Lookout Beach; Or, in Quest of the Runaways Margaret Penrose
Cupples & Lyin, New York
hardback, no dust jacket
very uncommon title as a first edition
illustrated, cover fading
The third book in this series which is advertised as being adventurous enough for a tomboy, but with a distinctively feminine appeal as the girls design their own clothes, shop for hats, and give clever parties.
Bess Robinson was so filled with enthusiasm that her sister Belle declared there was serious danger of blowing-up, unless there was some repression. Belle herself might be equally enthusiastic, but she had a way of restraining herself, while Bess just delighted in the utmost of everything. The two sisters were talking on the side porch of their handsome home in Chelton, a New England town, located on the Chelton river. It was a beautiful day, late in spring. Well, have you sufficiently quieted down, Bess? asked Belle, after a pause, which succeeded the more quiet girl s attempt to curb her sister s enthusiasm-a pause that was filled with just the hint of pique. Quieted down? I should think any one would quiet down after such a call-down as you gave me, if Read more