Henry Altemus Company


Series 9 - College Girls Series

Series Name:
Publish Dates:
College Girls Series
1914 - 1917
School Adventures
Series Number:


Title: Author: Year: Illustrator:
1 Grace Harlowe's First Year at Overton College Flower, Jesse Graham 1914  
2 Grace Harlowe's Second year at Overton College Flower, Jesse Graham 1914  
3 Grace Harlowe's Third Year at Overton College Flower, Jesse Graham 1914  
4 Grace Harlowe's Fourth year at Overton College Flower, Jesse Graham 1914  
5 Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus Flower, Jesse Graham 1915  
6 Grace Harlowe's Problem Flower, Jesse Graham 1916  
7 Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer Flower, Jesse Graham 1917  


Henry Altemus Company      Format: 1      Volumes: 1 - 4
Cloth. Line drawn picture of a girl reading on a window seat next to a window. Brown uncoated jacket matches the book cover.

Henry Altemus Company      Format: 2      Volumes: 1 - 7
Cloth. Picture as above with white coated jacket with two variants. The earlier jacket's only color is the girl's red dress.

Henry Altemus Company      Format: 3      Volumes: 1 - 7
Cover as above or appliqué with pictorial multicolored picture of three girls one of whom is standing with a tennis racket, or the same as cover 1 in grey with black coloring and lettering. The dust jacket matches the appliqué cover.

Henry Altemus Company      Format: 4      Volumes: 1 - 7
Cover is either with the appliqué as noted above or the same as in format 1 but with a grey binding and black coloring and lettering only. Dust jacket has multicolored pictorial picture of three girls sitting on brick steps and stoop.

Series Notes:
1. The first format dust jacket is quite uncommon.
2. This series is the second of the 4 Grace Harlowe and friends' series.
3. Thelma Gooch illustrated the fourth format dust jacket.
4. Jesse Graham Flower is a pseudonym for Josephine Chase.
5. For information about the Donohue reprints of this series click here.


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Format 1 First Edition

Format 1 First Edition

Format 1 1st Ed.- Later state

Format 1 1st Ed.- Later state


Format 1-3 Early Cover

Format 2 DJ (early)

Format 2 DJ (later)

Format 3 Dust Jacket


Format 4 Dust Jacket

Format 3-4 Appliqué Cover

Format 4 Cover


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