The Sun-Flower; or Poetical Blossoms
The Sun-Flower; or Poetical Blossoms
The Sun-Flower; or Poetical Blossoms
The Sun-Flower; or Poetical Blossoms

The Sun-Flower; or Poetical Blossoms

New Haven, Ct. Sidney Babcock, 1840. Paperback. 16 p.: 7 full-page woodcut illustrations; 11 cm. Yellow wrappers with elaborate borders. Front wrapper has title, imprint, and illustration of four girls gathered around flowers. Inside front and back wrapper contains decorative border and illustration, each signed with Alexander Anderson's AA. Back wrapper has advertisement for "Babcock's Moral, Instructive, and Entertaining Toy Books." Title page has decorative border and title vignette. Each page printed within decorative border, with illustration on left-hand page and text on right. Former owner stitched on an additional wallpaper wrapper over a tissue guard. Inscriptions inside front wrapper on lower title page indicating that Charles Davis, of Lincoln, Vt., bought this in 1845. Contents: Ann and the Cat -- The Good Scholar -- The New Penny -- Improvement -- Clever Little Thomas -- The Letter -- Evening Hymn -- The Tear. In Very Good Condition: wrapper lightly soiled; minimal light foxing; otherwise clean and tight. Very Good. Item #003222

Price: $75.00

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