Family Tales [Social Tales for the Young] 1850s by Mrs. Sherwood - Victorian Fiction - Children/Young Adults


Title: Family Tales [Social Tales for the Young]

Author: Mrs. Sherwood [Mary Martha Sherwood]

Description: No date (published circa 1850). Red boards with gilt and blind stamped design on front cover and gilt lettering and flower in vase design on spine. Tips of corners a bit exposed. Side edges of spine has a couple worn areas. All edges gilt. Previous owner's name on flyleaf. Illustrated title page and frontispiece (each showing dampstain in lower corner). The endpapers advertise Darton's Holiday Library with 11 titles listed. 228 pp. 5.75 x 3.5 inches. First published in 1835 as Social Tales for the Young.

Chapters: The Mail Coach, My Three Uncles, The Old Lady's Complaint, The Shepherd's Fountain, The Hours of Infancy, Economy, Hoc Age, Old Things and New Things, The Swiss Cottage, Obstinacy Punished. Mary Martha Sherwood (1775-1851), aka Mrs. Sherwood, was an English author of children's literature.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Darton & Co. Holborn Hill
Place: London
Year: No date (published circa 1850).

Keywords: Victorian, fiction, literature, young adult,

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