The Blind Farmer and His Children w/ Hamlain The Hermit on the Beach by Mrs. Barbara Hofland ca 1880's antique moral stories


Title: The Blind Farmer and His Children. and Hamlain; or, The Hermit on the Beach

Author: Mrs. [Barbara] Hofland

Description: Original publisher's boards in red cloth with gilt and black stamped spine, front and rear covers with borders stamped in blind. Covers show a bit of soiling (some splotchy blue around head of spine and on front cover). Inner hinges repaired. No statement of publication date, likely issued in this edition circa 1880 or 1890. The publisher, Milner and Company, was established in 1874. pp. 256, plus 32 advertising. 12 x 8 cm.

Two moral tales for children in one volume. The Blind Farmer was originally published in 1816 and Hamlain or The Hermit on the Beach appears to have been first published as early as 1799.

The author of The Blind Farmer, Barbara Hofland (1770-1844), was an English writer of moral stories for children, poetry, and schoolbooks.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Milner and Company
Place: London
Year: 1885

Keywords: moral stories, antique, children's

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