Place Published: London
Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons, Patterson Row
Date Published: 1876
Edition: 3rd Edition
Binding: Hard Cover
3rd edition. 4-1/2 x 6-3/4 inches. viii, -207p. including 3pp. appendix. Illustrated. Blue 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, some light edge wear to cover edges and corner slightly bumped School gift label dated Feb. 15, 1877 on inside cover end-paper. Two colour plates prior to title page, some light foxing on the preface page and the contents page but otherwise no foxing, Very good+ 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.
Very Good+. Item #2916