The Children's Book: A Collection of Short Stories and Poems; A Mormon Book for Mormon Children
Place Published: Bountiful, Utah
Publisher: Published for the author
Date Published: 1890
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 40678
292pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Blue cloth with decoration and gilt title to cover and spine. Floral endpapers. Illustrations. Poor condition. The extremities are rubbed and darkened, and the underlying boards are exposed along the edges. There are small losses from the cloth at the ends of the spine. The hinges are broken, and the text block is coming away from the covers. The first two pages are completely detached, but present. There are markings from previous owners on the front pastedown, an envelope has been mounted to the rear pastedown, and there is a name stamped in ink on p. 176. The text block is cracked numerous times.
Subjects include The Doll in Norway, Respect for the Aged, Bees- Their Habits and What They Did, among other things.