The Parent's Present; edited by the Author of Peter Parley's Tales. Samuel G. Goodrich, Samuel Griswold.
The Parent's Present; edited by the Author of Peter Parley's Tales

The Parent's Present; edited by the Author of Peter Parley's Tales

Boston: Light & Horton: Wm. Peirce, 1835. Hardcover. Second Edition. 232 p.: title vignette and illustrations; 14 cm. Brown cloth with gilt-stamped spine title and decoration. Stereotyped by Lyman Thurston & Co., Boston. Peter Parley was the pseudonym used by American author Samuel Griswold Goodrich (1793-1860). "This little work consists of copious selections from the Father's Present, published in Dublin in 1833, with the addition of pieces extracted from various authors, chiefly American."--p. [4]. Lightly inscribed on upper corner of title page: "Jane Swift. 1836." The selections consist of poetry and nonfiction, generally dealing with religion and natural history. Very scarce. In Very Good- Condition: slightly cocked; lower corners are rubbed; light foxing and soiling throughout, with a few pages more heavily impacted; otherwise, clean and tight. Very Good -. Item #005342

Price: $135.00