The Violet: A Christmas and New-Year's Gift, or Birth-Day Present; 1837
The Violet: A Christmas and New-Year's Gift, or Birth-Day Present; 1837

The Violet: A Christmas and New-Year's Gift, or Birth-Day Present; 1837

Philadelphia: E.L. Carley and A. Hart, 1836. Hardcover. [9], 18-212, [2] p., frontispiece and 5 additional leaves of plates; 16 cm. Original calf boards with embossed decoration on both boards. Possibly late 19th-century spine replacement with brown silk with star pattern. Modern recasing with the silk spine and repair of front hinge. All page edges gilt. Faxon, 822. Contents: Introductory Dialogue by Eliza Leslie -- Louisa Simons by Caroline Gilman -- The Partners by Catherine E. Gooch -- The Sale of the Water-Lily by Hannah Flagg Gould -- The Eagle's Speech by Horatio E. Hale -- The Broken Arm by C.M.W. of Philadephia -- The Strawberry by Catherine E. Gooch -- The Happy Trio by Sarah J. Hale -- The Bird's Home by Hannah Flagg Gould -- Childhood's Joys by Horatio E. Hale -- The Willow, the Poppy, and the Violet by Lydia H. Sigourney -- The Phials by Eliza Leslie -- The Little White Cottage by Mrs. H. Bayley -- Violets by Emma C. Embury -- The Invitation by E.H. of Philadelphia -- Emma and Her Brothers by Eliza Leslie -- Left Foot Foremost by Catherine E. Gooch -- The Dove: A Drama translated by Eliza Leslie from the French of Madame de Genlis -- Viola by Eliza Leslie -- The Christmas Gifts by C.H.W. of Philadelphia -- The Children's Pic-Nic by Catherine E. Gooch. Louisa Simons; or, The Advantages of Application by Caroline Gilman has pencilled editorial marks. In Very Good Condition: edges rubbed; occasional foxing and staining; some pencilled notations; otherwise clean and tight. Very Good. Item #004125

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