1826 · York
Illustrated with => nine half-page woodcuts (one in an oval) and two woodcut tailpieces, this chapbook contains the short story "The Sister's Gift" as well as the poem "My Mother." Be warned that this "bad" boy is => truly a sociopath and that the details of his misdeeds are harrowing.
Publisher's advertisement on back wrapper for "penny books printed and sold by J. Kendrew."
Provenance: From the children's book collection of Albert A. Howard, sans indicia. In printed yellow paper wrappers; removed from a nonce volume. Frontispiece and last leaf mounted on inside of covers as issued; a clean, nice copy. (Inventory #: 38467)