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Happy Changes [Containing] Pride and Its Consequences : as Exhibited in the History of Little John and Harry ; Passion and its Consequences : as Exhibited in the History of Paul Pepper ; Idleness and its Consequences : as Exhibited in the History of David Drone ; Charles Candid, or the Boy Who Always Spoke the Truth; Peter Polish, or the Polite Boy

by [Edited by] Mrs. Sarah Josepha Buell Hale; [Illustrated by] J. H. Howard

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New York: McLoughlin Brothers, 1860. Hardcover. First edition thus; 5 1/2 x 6 1/2; pp. [7], 8-64; original pictorial cloth-backed boards; frontispiece and numerous full-page hand-colored engraved plates; few small nicks to head and tail of spine and some wear to edges and corners, else covers vibrant and well-preserved; small stamp with previous owner's name to first blank page; some foxing and age-toning to first and last pages, else mostly clean (occasional small spots to margins, not affecting text and illustrations, where little fingers have handled and turned the pages); overall in very good or better condition. A charming and gorgeously-illustrated compilation of 19th century children's didactic poetry. OCLC lists one copy of the present edition at Western Kentucky University.
  • Bookseller: ZH BOOKS US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000776
  • Title: Happy Changes [Containing] Pride and Its Consequences : as Exhibited in the History of Little John and Harry ; Passion and its Consequences : as Exhibited in the History of Paul Pepper ; Idleness and its Consequences : as Exhibited in the History of David Drone ; Charles Candid, or the Boy Who Always Spoke the Truth; Peter Polish, or the Polite Boy
  • Author: [Edited by] Mrs. Sarah Josepha Buell Hale; [Illustrated by] J. H. Howard
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: New York: McLoughlin Brothers
  • Date published: 1860
  • Bookseller catalogs: Books:English Literature:Children;


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