1854 · Boston
From the My Uncle Toby's Library series. A delightful little book containing a child's story illustrated by => small wood engravings throughout, plus an engraved frontispiece being an illustrated listing of the other volumes in the series. Printed in large type for the novice reader.
Provenance: Extremely neat inscription dated 1884 on front free endpaper, "Miss Maria Clark, A Sunday School Reward. Presented by Alanson White, Superintendent of the M.E. Sunday School at Clarkville, Mad[ison]. Co[unty], N.Y., Nov. 8th, 1884.
Sternick, Bibliography of 19th-century children's series books, 496. Red blind-stamped cloth with gilt-decorated spine, small hole to front joint (outside); quarter-inch (.6 cm) loss to spine-head with boards rubbed generally and soiled. Endpapers foxed and soiling to pages. Read by children! — still, good and readable. (Inventory #: 37753)