Place Published: London
Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons, Patterson Row
Date Published: 1873
Edition: 2nd Edition
Binding: Hard Cover
2nd UK edition. Original decorative blue cloth boards re-backed with new endpapers. Embossed border in black to the front board, surrounding a gilt design which contains the title. Gilt illustration of a Canadian Indian to spine along with gilt publication details.
Many b/w steel engravings as chapter headers, to text and as full page plates. Title page with vignette, 1 wood cut plate, 21 wood cut illustrations. Page 207 including a short list of Indian words.
Very Good condition
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 #805