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Rollo At Play In The Woods: With a further 5 stories: The Steeple Trap; The Halo Round The Moon; Or Lucy's Visit; The Freshet; Blueberrying; Trouble On The Mountain
James S Hodson, London - Jacob Abbott (1803 - 1879), American writer of children's books best known for his Rollo books.Undated but previous owner's inscription is dated 1839 and Copac also show this as 1839. There is no title page and the book and its stories appear to have been just bound together but we know the publisher is James S Hodson from the catalogue to the rear listing his works. Book - in Very Good purple boards with a one word gilt title 'Stories' to the spine - slight marking to the boards and sunning to the spine but the title still remains bright and distinct, slight bumping and slight rubbing to the extreme corners and slight bumping to the extreme ends of the spine. Contents, some scattered spotting/browning to the paste downs, free front and rear end paper and to the occasional page, minor loss/a small nick to page 57/8 on one word on each side [SEE SCAN where a minor piece of the orange paper shows through] and page 111 incorrectly printed as 117 otherwise clean and tightly bound. Scarce. Size: 6 inches tall by 3.75 inches. 173 pages & 3 page catalogue to rear. With 6 full page line drawing illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 200 grams. Category: Fiction; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 8256. This book is lighter than the average upon which international charges are based and so will be sent Airmail as standard. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: John T. & Pearl Lewis]
Last Found On: 2017-06-15           Check availability:      AbeBooks    

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