Publisher:Fords, Howard and Hulbert, New York, 1880
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Fords, Howard and Hulbert, 1880, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First
HARRIET BEECHER STOWE. A Dog's Mission; or, The Story of the Old Avery House, and other stories, New York: Fords, Howard, and Hulbert, 1880. Octavo, first edition, pp. 74, 77-131, 2 (ads), blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration to spine, elaborate gilt and black decoration on front involving butterflies, a dog and leaves, illustrated plates, headpieces and tailpieces. BAL 19495 notes the page misnumbering and that all but two of the stories, A Dog's Mission and LuLu's Pupil, are reprints. Condition of this book: Spine darkened, with slight fraying at ends, other extremities show a bit of wear. Once gather is bound in poor alignment with the others, but nothing is loose. Overall a very good copy. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Children; United States; 19th century; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54332.