New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 751 Broadway (1876); brown silk beveled boards with intricate black stamped border and gilt title and rule, butterlies,large "china" chromolitho plate with two boys on the beach sailing a toy boat; numerous single-. Juvenile hardback.
A lovely cover plate, in a rather wordy story for very little children about how an ill-tempered boy whose parents had been drowned at sea came under the influence of the kind family next door.
CONDITION: Good Minus; no names but ffep cut off to tab, head of spine missing 1/4", foot rubbed; , corners bumped and worn, plate lightly rubbed but bright and clear, hinges strong and intact but separation after co. page, pages clean with light occasional margin wrinkles, gilt bright on board and spine. Item #21767