Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, .
Illustrator: Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott
A charming first edition in Near Fine condition. Undated but published in 1884, R. Engen, p.98. Minor edge wear to boards, endpapers lightly colored from binder's glue. A handsome presentation.
The country tale by the author of Jackanapes. Seventeen illustrations by Randolph Caldecott, including the colored frontispiece. Biographer and children's book author Roger Lancelyn Green praised Ewing's works as the "first outstanding child-novels" in English literature; B & W Illustrations; 8vo; 52 pages.