/Justin H. Howard, illustrator.

Goody Two Shoes

New York: McLoughlin Brothers, [1882], Yellow Dwarf Series, ivory paper covers red and black line ruled, with Mrs. Margerie's long lost brother rushing back to the wedding, red coat, yellow britches, brown horse; on the back "Amusing and Instructive Picture Books for Children" Caldecott, Bible, New Pantomime toy books, Transformation Toy Books, The Yellow Dwarf Series, 26 titles mentioned; 5 chromolitho illustrations, including full spread; 15.5x23cm; 6x9"; np. Toploader medium softcover.

The story of a poor child who grew up to become a teacher. a kind, self confident person. She was brought before Justices (witchcraft) for using a barometer to help farmers predict weather, acquitted, and married to the Lord. Republished in many versions, by many publishers. This with, illustrations from late in his career by a political cartoonist who was a contemporary of Thomas Nast. A slightly narrower version of the more elaborate state of the Yellow Dwarf version noted, priced at 8 cents in the 1880/1881 New stock list, but fully listed in the 1882 catalogue at 10 cents.

CONDITION: Good; no names, spine rubbed and split 2" at bottom, chip on bottom corner of clean front cover not affecting design, top corner creases on cover and bumped throughout, long, light crease through illustration, half inch creased tear on back, toned pages clean and flat, chromos bright; 10 cents. Item #22162

Price: $85.00