Place Published: London
Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons, Patterson Row ; Edinburgh ; and New York
Date Published: 1873
Edition: 2nd Edition
2nd edition,. 4 1/4” x 6 5/8”. viii, -207p. including 3pp. appendix. Illustrated. Rebacked with original mottled green cloth covers with gold gilt seal in center of cover high lighting the book title, gold gilt titles and decorative design on spine, new end papers. Boards rubbed, previous owners name on front free endpaper and title page, a handful of pages thumbed, page 13 with frayed edges, otherwise contents good. 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.