Place Published: Winnipeg
Publisher: Printed and published for the Society by the Manitoba Free Press
Date Published: 1900
Edition: 1st Edition
A Child's Story-Book, issued under the distinguished patronage of Her Excellency the Countess of Minto for the benefit of the Children's Aid Society of Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Introduction by the Countess of Minto with her signature in facsimile. , 1 leaf, -164,  pp., illus.; 26.5 cm. Peel 2547.
A scarce publication in good condition, approximately a dozen copies cited by WorldCat. Stories and poems by local authors such as Isabella Mackay, Charles Mair, and Ernest Thompson-Seton. Pictorial paper boards, brown plum cloth spine. Nicely repaired with a very handsome matching pictorial box in tan cloth and the spine in brown plum leather, purple cloth on the inside of the box. Book in good condition. With 3 photo post cards of: the General Hospital, Winnipeg; Lady Minto Hospital, Melford, Saskatchewan; and Lady Minto Hospital, Chapleau, Ontario. Fly leaf signed by Bertie Murphy (1890?-), Carberry, Manitoba, the son of Martha (née Armstrong, 1863-1947) and Gabriel B. Murphy (1856-1910), a grain and cattle merchant.
On consignment with LDRB.
Very Good. Item #8736