Place Published: Halifax
Publisher: Milner & Sowerby
Date Published: 1859
Edition: Later edition
Binding: Hard Cover
SCARCE 1859 EDITION OF THREE OF EDGEWORTH'S STORIES
Later UK edition. 5 x 3 inces, frontis, 6, -154pp. (6pp ads) original soiled red cloth with elaborate gilt type on spine and cover, Internally agetoned paper with some foxing.
The Birth-day Present p.7
The Little Merchants p37
The Orange Man; or, The Honest Boy and the Thief p145
The Birth-day Present by Maria Edgeworth has been published many times starting in 1796 in The parent's assistant ; or, Stories for children and Printed for J. Johnson.
Maria Edgeworth was an Anglo- Irish writer of child and adult literature. She was a pioneer of he realist juvenile literature and a significant figure in it's evolution.
Good. Item #1032