Traill, Catharine Parr
Seller ID: 2090L
New York: Francis, 1853. First edition, edited by Agnes Strickland (frontis, 4 plates, 376 pp., pub’s adverts). Small octavo (20 cm) in brown publisher’s cloth with impressed decoration and gilt decoration, titles on spine. For an earlier account of the lost in the woods story apparently based on fact, see Natalie Kinsey-Warnock and Helen Kinsey’s The Bear that Heard Crying which tells the story of Sarah Whicher, aged three, who in 1783 was lost for several days in the vicinity of Warren, NH, USA, and who was kept warm and safe, in her words, by ‘a big black dog’. Top and bottom of spine chipped but neatly trimmed.Generally clean, bright, and sound.
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