COT AND CRADLE STORIES. Edited by Mary Agnes Fitzgibbon. by…

COT AND CRADLE STORIES. Edited by Mary Agnes Fitzgibbon.

Edition: First edition.

Toronto: William Briggs, 1895. Octavo, variant in brown pictorial cloth gilt, foral endpapers. pp [2], 239 , [1,ads], [2] + frontispiece portrait (CPT at age 94) with tissue guard. Numerous illustrations and a facsimile in text, 6 full-page. Text paper yellowed, as always; cracked inner hinges neatly repaired with rice paper (endpapers are brittle); small unobtrusive spots on rear cover; Xmas, 1899, ink gift inscription on first blank; browning to pp 106-07 from something once laid in; else a VG copy, better than average, of this somewhat uncommon book. A collection of children's stories by the author of the Canadiana classic THE BACKWOODS OF CANADA. It was her last book in her lifetime. Watters p. 407. The editor was Mrs. Traill's great-niece who in her "Editor's Note" (pp 5-6) gives some interesting information about these stories.

Condition: Binding: Hardcover

Book ID: 42861
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