Place Published: London
Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons, Patterson Row
Date Published: 1876
Edition: 3rd Edition
Binding: Hard Cover
4 1/2” x 6 3/4”. viii, -207p. including 3pp. appendix. Illustrated. Green 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. Black mark on back cover cloth 2 1/4” x 1/4” tapering to 1/8”. Award bookplate on front endpaper and previous owner address written above. Two chromo-litho plates as frontis and half-title, and numerous B/W engravings, no foxing internally. Very good condition in original 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.
Very Good. Item #3274