New York: Silver, Burdett and Company, 1900. Early printing. Hardcover. 276; pp. Octavo [20 cm] Gray paper covered boards with gilt stamped titles on the spine and front cover, and a gilt stamped vignette on the front cover. With six illustrations. Four pages of publisher's advertisements at the back. Large strips of sun fading along the edges of the front cover; contemporary owner's inscription on the front free endsheet; prominent darkened patch on p. 196. Very good. Item #37967
A story of North American forest life, written by the Canadian author, Charles D. Roberts. Roberts was, similar to Ernest Thompson Seton, known for his realistic animal stories. In this story a maiden befriends the creatures of the forest.