CHAMBERS'S LIBRARY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE (from 1848)

By: Several Authors: Maria Edgeworth, Mrs S. C. Hall, Mary Howiit, Thomas Miller, Leith Ritchie etc

Price: £150.00

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Book Condition: Good


16 volumes: ANONYMOUS: Alfred in India or Scenes in Hindoostan (1848) "A familiar account of the more interesting features of English life in India...written by a lady who has returned to England from her family in India."; ANONYMOUS: Truth and Trust (1848). Two stories (both anonymous): Jervis Ryland & Victor and Lisette; EDGEWORTH, Maria: Orlandino (1848); EDGEWORTH, Maria and others: Self-Denial and Other Tales; Self-Denial: The Story of Garry Owen is by Maria Edgeworth. The other three stories (Jacopo, The Camelia & The Little Errand Boy) are anonymous; EDGEWORTH, Maria and others: True Heroism and Other Stories (1849). Fourteen short stories, including Poor Bob the Chimney Sweeper by Maria EDGEWORTH, some tales translated from French originals by Leon GUERIN, Eugenie FOA, Madame GUIZOT, Ortaire FOURNIER, and several anonymous stories; HALL, Mrs S. C. [ie Maria HALL]: Uncle Sam's Money Box (1848); HALL, Mrs S. C. [ie Maria HALL]: Grandmamma's Pockets (1849); HALL, Mrs S. C. [ie Maria HALL]: The Swan's Egg (1851); HOWITT, Mary: The Steadfast Gabriel. A Tale of Wichnor Wood (1850); Repaired tear to frontispiece; MILLER, Thomas: A Tale of Old England (1849); RITCHIE, Leitch: History of France (1849); ROWAN, Frederica: History of England (1851); VARIOUS AUTHORS: Poems for Young People (1851). A selection of poems by various authors, some identified, some anonymous; VARIOUS AUTHORS: Clever Boys and Other Stories (1848); A collection of 10 brief anonymous stories about clever boys, followed by 5 further stories, one of which is by Madame GUIZOT. VARIOUS AUTHORS: The Little Robinson and Other Tales (1848). Three stories, all anonymous, although the first is "from the French": The Little Robinson, Michael the Miner & Ellen and Her Bird; VARIOUS AUTHORS: Moral Courage and Other Tales (1848). Five stories, all anonymous. These 16 volumes are all from the later issue of 1869. Original cloth (red, blue, lilac or purple), lettered and decorated in gilt on spines, blindstamped borders on boards, yellow endpapers. Frontispiece to each volume. Lightly sunned on spines, a little rubbing on spine tips, some speckling on boards, occasional spots and small marks especially to spines, a good set. Heavy: will require additional postage.

Title: CHAMBERS'S LIBRARY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE (from 1848)

Author Name: Several Authors: Maria Edgeworth, Mrs S. C. Hall, Mary Howiit, Thomas Miller, Leith Ritchie etc

Categories: Children's Books,

Publisher: Ediinburgh & London, W. & R. Chambers: 1869

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 95013