The Story of Grace, The Little Sufferer; Who Died in New York, April 15, 1837

New York: John S. Taylor, 1838. First First edition. Quite scarce. 12mo. in dark blue blindstamped cloth lettered and with simple wreath decoration in gilt; 99 pps. plus 8 pps. of publisher's ads at rear; frontis engraving of Grace receiving the sacraments at her home; title page illustrated with drawing of a wilted rosebud. Instructional story of a young girl's faith and fortitude during a short life of suffering and ill-health. A tight copy, moderately rubbed, scattered foxing throughout; pencil ownership signature dated at Brooklyn, L.I., 1838 front free endpaper. Very Good Cloth (Item ID: D6980EC)


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