Place Published: London
Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons, Patterson Row
Date Published: 1869
Edition: 1st, 1st issue
Binding: Hard Cover
4 1/2” x 6 3/4”. viii, -207p. including 3pp. appendix. Illustrated. Rebacked using original decorative Green elborately embossed cloth with gilt type on front and spine which also has a small gilt image of a native on a horse. New end papers. Half title page new top half paper replaced. Inside pages with sporadic light foxing and a few smudges but overall generally clean pages on lightly age toned paper. Tight 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 #464