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Truant Peter

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Truant Peter

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Very Good; Some light foxing to center leaves.
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Selkirk, New York
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NY: McLoughlin Brothers. Very Good; Some light foxing to center leaves.. N.D.. Softcover. Circa 1860s. Pink sewn stiff wrappers printed in red and black. Measures 6.5 x 4.5 inches. [8]pp. Vibrant color printed engravings by Cogger on each page of text. Wrappers and illustrations are remarkably bright and fresh. A title in the Peter Prim's series. Contains two cautionary tales in verse for young children. The first, Truant Peter, tells of a book who skips school to go fishing, only to be pulled into the ocean by a big fish, where he is subsequently rescued by fishermen. The second story relates the story of Idle Frank, an odious boy who pulls his sister's hair, ties a stick to his dog's tail, and grows up to be a homeless beggar. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .


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Old Saratoga Books US (US)
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Truant Peter
Book condition
Used - Very Good; Some light foxing to center leaves.
McLoughlin Brothers
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Date Published
McLoughlin Brothers, Antiquarian Children's Books, Victorian Children's Books, 19th Century Children's Books
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Children's Books;

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Old Saratoga Books

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This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers. member since 2005
Selkirk, New York
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About Old Saratoga Books

Old Saratoga Books owners Dan and Rachel Jagareski have been selling books since 1996. After running an open shop for twenty years in the historic village of Schuylerville we now sell books online and at book fairs. We are members of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA). Our specialties include books about history, science, cooking, children's books, and the arts. Rachel is a graduate of the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar and has attended Rare Book School in Charlottesville, Virginia.


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The heel of the spine.
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