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THE PILGRIMS OF NEW ENGLAND: A Tale of the Early American Settlers by  Mrs J B Webb - Hardcover - The Lily Series - from Well Read Books and Biblio.com

THE PILGRIMS OF NEW ENGLAND: A Tale of the Early American Settlers

by Webb, Mrs J B

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket as Issued


London & New York : Ward Lock and Co [No information on year of publication or edition] The Lily Series was produced specifically as "Forming Admirable Volumes for School Prizes and Presents to Young Ladies": attractive handwritten inscription on front endpaper "Presented to Maggie Kenwick - Meth S School - Xmas 1894" Red cloth-bound boards, bevelled edges; illustrated with silver, green and black design of lilies in bloom; black lettering; some discolouration to surface and staining to endpapers; bumping to edges; page edges toned; stationer's stamp to back pastedown. Binding and hinges sound. Clean, clear text. 295 pages plus 24 pages - publisher's list of "Illustrated Gift Books, Standard Works and Popular Volumes for Children". "In the following story, an attempt has been made to illustrate the manners and habits of the earliest Puritan settlers in New England, and the trials and difficulties to which they were subjected during the first years of their residence in their adopted country." (Preface) (Very uncomon edition) . The Lily Series. Illustrated Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


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