Harper, (1853, 1878) later reprint. Red cloth with gilt and black stamped; 4.3x6.7; 180 pp. Juvenile hardback.
The third of ten books about children in and around the White Mountain village of Franconia, New Hampshire. "Humorous and moralistic, these tales were extremely popular in the mid and late nineteenth century. Now, of course, these stories, despite their gentle nature and wonderfully amusing tales, are mostly forgotten like the rest of Abbott's works. " Internet bibliography jacobabbott.
CONDITION: Good minus; extremities bumped, browning, gilt bright on cover and very dull on spine, lower corner dampstained throughout for 1" or less, pages unwrinkled. Item #10071