Once Upon a Time : Playstories for Children

By: Brown, Emma E.

Price: $30.00

Quantity: 1 available

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

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274 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Hardcover, green cloth and gilt title over spine, brown and green illustrated boards, 274 + 2 pages, about 150 b/w illustrations, many full-page; 49 delightful stories for small children. ; Copyright 1879 stated. No additional dates. ; Contents include: Gabbatha Gair. Doctor Jennie. Jaques' pitcher. Saint Cuthbert's beads. Cloth of gold. Polly Hill's ducklings. Little Argonaut. Queen of the Roses. The Hall-i'-th'-Wood Wheel. Cruise of the British Lion. Pussy Cat Prue. All Hallows E'en. The ferry boy of Tavistock. Magic needle. Brave Max. Nutting party. Two for a quarter. Soap bubbles. Saving the fort. Kittikin's family. More. ; We have graded this item Fair. It has seen better days. Exterior quite worn. Faint discoloration to lower margins and rear endpaper. Spots on rear board (ad for Papa's Boy) affecting edge of illustration. Gift note penciled on front endpaper dated 1936. Pages slightly yellowed from age. A few small spots here and there otherwise interior clean, binding tight. Quite scarce. Sold as is.

Title: Once Upon a Time : Playstories for Children

Author Name: Brown, Emma E.

Location Published: D. Lothrop & Company: 1879

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Item: 1.30 lbs

Categories: Children's Fiction

Seller ID: 21755

Keywords: 1870s, 19th century, children's books, fairy tales, short stories