London: Rupert Hart-Davis, Keepside Library, 1964, reprinted from Charlotte Yonge's Monthly Packet 1893; mauve boards with silver titles, in blue-grey & pink jacket w the Scrope children climbing through their hedge to spy on the neighbor, 8vo; 1. Juvenile hardback.
A sweet, religious story about a large family of children who vow, convincingly , to be noble and good in their meetings under the table. "one of the most precious of the minor classics of childhood" R. L. Green.
CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; bumped corners, in jacket with small tears and rubs at extrems, 1.5" tears, inked print on back; unclipped 13/6. Item #16231