New Britain, Conn. George L. Allen, 1871. First edition. Small 8vo, original gilt-stamped green cloth, 70 pages. Some rubbing along the edges of the cords on the joints, rear free endpaper just lifting a bit; a nearly fine copy. Item #19188
A compilation of exemplary children in the Bible, suitable for younger readers, from the blacksmith-pacifist. The gilt-stamped book device to the upper board is especially bright and fetching. Christmas gift inscription dated 1876 on the front free endpaper.