[1860s?] · London
A widowed mother and her two children move to the home of her late husband's brother in the English countryside, where Lucy and Edward learn important life lessons through building a boat. From the second series of the "Stories for Summer Days & Winter Nights" library.
This work includes a => frontispiece and five in-text wood engravings signed by Edward Whymper (1840–1911), an Arctic explorer and mountaineer best known for being the first to successfully ascend the Matterhorn. Publisher's green printed wrappers, soiling and splitting along spine; one leaf separated, a light pencil mark or two, a handful of bent corners. (Inventory #: 36537)