Place Published: London
Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons, Patterson Row
Date Published: 1870
Edition: 1st, 2nd issue
Binding: Hard Cover
SCARCE, FIRST EDITION, SECOND ISSUE COPY
First edition, 2nd issue. Scarce. 4 1/4” x 6 5/8”. viii, -207p. including 3pp. appendix. Illustrated. Rebacked with original mottled burgundy cloth covers with gold gilt seal in center of cover high lighting the book title, gold gilt titles and decorative design on spine, some light wear to corners. Original end papers with 1871 presentation bookplate pasted in front. Numerous black & white engravings including one page fronts illustration.
Generally light foxing throughout with some place none and some places a little heavier. Good plus in original binding.
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 #1510