The Little Christian; or, The Distressed Family (with) Wise Sayings For The Young

Boston: Mass. Sabbath School Society, 1842/1851. Quite scarce. 32mo. (3" x 4") in original blindstamped red cloth with spine lettered in gilt. Two volumes bound in one. The first, "The Little Christian" has printing date of 1851 and is the presumed first edition; engraved frontis and 32 pp. . The second, "Wise Sayings" is 1842 and stated second edition; half title page, viii (advertisement) 34pp, plus one additional leaf of unrelated verse paginated 47/48. OCLC located only one copy of "The Little Christian" and 3 copies of the "Wise Sayings", one from 1839 and two of the 1842. Chipping to the head of the spine and also two smaller spots lwoer on the spine, tips worn. Sabbath School ink notation front pastedown and old pencil sinatire front free endpaper. Foxing to the text, more so in the "Wise Sayings". Good Hardcover (Item ID: ZE17307)

$125.00

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