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161 pages; 12mo (7.25") 18 cm; Small hardcover, dark purple-red cloth, [xiv] + 161 + 4 pages, black decor on front, gilt title on spine, 14 original educational stories for children, 10 small b/w illustrations. ; Jane Andrews (1833-1887) of Newburyport, Massachusetts, became famous as founding director of radical private school utilizing experiments, games and stories instead of traditional textbooks. ; Copyright 1888 by Lee & Shepard. This edition 1898 by Ginn & Company. Contents: Life of Jane Andrews by Margaret Andrews Allen. Story of the amber beads. Trees that stand in the village street. How Indian corn grows. Water-lilies. Frost giants. Quercus Alba in the underworld. Sixty-two little tadpoles. More. ; Unitarian author, Universalist publisher. ; Light exterior wear, mainly to tips. Front endpaper has birthday note in fountain pen in a fine hand dated 1899. No other marks or defects. Scarce in any condition.
Title: Stories Mother Nature Told Her Children, the : Illustrated
Categories: Children's Fiction,
Publisher: Ginn & Company: 1898
Book Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 20526