Place Published: London
Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons, Patterson Row ; Edinburgh ; and New York
Date Published: 1873
Edition: 2nd Edition
Binding: Hard Cover
4 5/8” x 6 3/4”. viii, -207p. including 3pp. appendix. Illustrated. Rebacked original soiled red cloth covers with black decorative double border and gold gilt seal in center of cover high lighting the book title, gold gilt titles and decorative design on spine. Original spine preserved and relaid. Two chromo-litho plates as frontis and half-title, and numerous B/W engravings, and new end papers. Previous owners pencil ownership and other writing on the back to the frost fronts plate. Internally pages are age toned, generally clean.
Good+ condition in original binding and tight new binding.
13 Chapters and Appendix of Indian words, "The Indians have a quick perception of fun and drollery".
The nurse, Mrs. Frazer, who was born on the shores of Rice Lake in Upper Canada, describes, in story form, Canadian animals, flowers, fruits, and reptiles to her young charge, Lady Mary, the daughter of the Governor of Canada
This book is a new and rev. ed. of "Lady Mary and her nurse" 1856 and also published under titles: It was also published under the titles: Stories of the Canadian forest; or, Little Mary and her nurse, Boston, C.S. Francis & Co., 1856 (Roorbach); as Afar in the forest; or, pictures of life and scenery in the wilds of Canada, London, Nelson, 1869 (EC), and as In the forest; or, Pictures of life and scenery in the woods of Canada, London, Nelson, 1881.
Good+. Item #1285