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Down The Snow Stairs: or, From Good-Night to Good- Morning

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Title:Down The Snow Stairs: or, From Good-Night to Good- Morning
Price:GBP£15.00 (about USD$18.90)
Book ID:B009-3700
Publisher:Blackie & Son, Limited, London
Edition:New Edition
Illustrator:Gordon Browne
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Good Condition
Blackie & Son, Limited, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, New Edition, Illustrated By: Gordon Browne

black end-papers; undated but gift inscription title page gives 1889; with sixty b/w. illustrations by Gordon Browne; It is Christmas Eve but eight-year-old Kitty cannot sleep. Through her own thoughtless disobedience, her beloved little brother, Johnny, lies critically ill in bed. That night, Kitty travels in a dream to Naughty Children Land. She meets many strange people, including Daddy Coax who is so tender-hearted that he cannot stand to see naughty children punished, and gives them candy and toys when they are bad, in the hopes he can "coax" them into being good. She also meets the beautiful lady, Love, who offers naughty children the kiss of forgiveness and the opportunity to return to the Path of Obedience. To reach her home again, Kitty must find a way to resist the many temptations she faces and win the Christmas blessing! At the rear are 32 pages listing Blackie's 'Books for Young People'. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 257 + 32 pages. minor marks to( a very few) pages. Spine browned with age. Slight foxing & marks to front few pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Previous owner's signature, pencil to fep. (hardly visible). All edges green. Gilt & black titles & illustration (gilt figure) to spine with gilt titles & illustration in gilt, black & white to front cover. Light bumping to outer corners & some wear to spine ends & edges. Illustrator: Gordon Browne. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children; 19th century; Children. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3700.
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