Title: The Stolen Child, etc. (Good Childs' Library)
Description: Brick-colored boards with ornate black stamped design and paste-ons for the title block and pictorial image (showing a girl with a bird) on the front cover. Gift inscription on ffep (1878 or 1879?). Some damage to the rear pastedown. Nine illustrations. 40 pages (irregularly numbered). 5.25 x 3.5 inches.
Small book. A collection of stories and poems that originally appeared in the 1872 Children's Annual (as published by The Book Society, London).
Included: The Stolen Child; The Great God (poem); The Little Chinaman; Charlie and the Robin's Song (poem); Charlie's Garden; An Acrostic "God is Love" (poem); The Kingfisher; Fanny's Flowers; Sabbath Afternoon with Mamma--Naaman at the Jordan; A Ship Blown Up; Will You Be There? (poem); Nelly's Hard Mistress; Wait for Me; The Prosperous Chimney-Sweep; A Dog Attending Funerals; How Ants Work; The Scotch Collie; Sabbath Afternoon with Mamma--Jesus with the Gadarenes.
Jacket Condition: None
Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons
Place: New York
Keywords: children's, Victorian, 1870s, antique,
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