The Diamond: A Present for Young People 1841 Antique Illustrated Children's Stories ~ Historic and Moral Tales, Fables ~ Crissy & Markley


Title: The Diamond: A Present for Young People

Author: By the translator of Berquin's ''Fire-Side Book,'' ''Study of Nature,'' &c.

Description: Original green cloth boards, decoratively blind-stamped covers, gilt lettering on spine. General wear. Copyright date is 1841. Short 1850 (1856?) Christmas inscription on ffep. One page has a chipped corner not affecting any text or image. 24 full page illustrations, including frontispiece. 142 pages. 6 x 3.75 inches.

Antique collection of stories for children, including historical tales, moral tales, and fables.


- The True Art of Pleasing;
- Superstition and Religion;
- The Epicure and the Physician;
- The Delicate Heron; Coriolanus;
- The Paper Kite; Harry Gibson;
- Balboa's Discovery;
- Tiger Fight in India;
- Aurelia and the Spider;
- Alexander and the Family of Darius;
- The Tyrant and the Philosopher;
- The Crowning of Petrarch;
- Honour, Prudence and Pleasure;
- Death of Socrates;
- The Ape and the Beaver;
- Virgil;
- The Two Thieves and the Bear;
- The Kingfisher and the Nightingale;
- The Elephant and the Wolf;
- The Mourner;
- The Nativity;
- The Massacre of Scio.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Crissy & Markley
Place: Philadelphia
Year: 1841

Keywords: antique, children's, children's stories,

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