Book condition: Very Good Quantity available: 1. This copy is clean, tight and square with good corners. The edges are lightly rubbed. The boards are covered with blue cloth with elaborate blind stamps on the boards and gold designs on the spine with blue titles. William Taylor Adams. Boston: Lee and Shepard, Very Good.
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Engraved frontispiece and first title page, three additional engravings. Very good, some darkening to the spine and scattered foxing. December ownership signature front free endpaper. Edition: First printing Book condition: Good Quantity available: 1. First printing. First edition thus, Blind-stamped cloth hardcover, gilt-decorated spine, illustrated, Good copy, lacking the the front flyleaf, a child's scribbles in pencil on some pages, a bit of soiling or discoloration to the pages, light wear to the covers, no dust jacket.
More photos available. Careless Kate. Optic, Oliver [William Taylor Adams]. Hard Cover. Gibson, Mendon'.
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We have more books available by this author!. Textured blue blind-stamped cloth. One of Optic's many juvenile novels, part of The Riverdale Books series.
Engraved title precedes title page. He was born in Medway, Massachusetts. He became a teacher in the Boston, Massachusetts public schools in , and remained in that capacity through He served as a member of the School Board of Dorchester, Massachusetts, for 14 years. In , he became a member of the Massachusetts General Court. Adams, William. Book condition: Used - Good Quantity available: 1. Boston: Lee and Shepard, January Trade Paperback.
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Wear to corners, top and bottom of spine. Hinges and spine loose and repaired. Pages toning. Name written on inside front cover. Cover wear. Hardcover in blindstamped red cloth with spine lettered and decorated in gilt. Engraved frontis and first title page and three additional envravings. Very good, some darkening to the spine, December ownership signature front free endpaper. Lee's house during the Christmas Holidays The birthday party: A story for little folks Riverdale story books Optic, Oliver.
Dark blue cloth, both covers with black stamped illus. Spine gilt.
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Lightly rubbed. The little merchant: A story for little folks Riverdale books Optic, Oliver. Lee and Shepard. Name in ink. Six volumes uniformly bound. Elaborate spine decorations in gilt. Covers with blind-stamp borders and central vignette. Original yellow endpapers. Each with a frontispiece and pictorial title-page. Illustrations through the text. Five of the titles have previous owner's name on front endpapers.
Cover of "Careless Kate" shows staining of covers and top of spine.
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Spine extremities are frayed in all copies. They are rather clean through text with occasional brown spotting. A pleasing little set of midth century children's books. See photos. Oliver Optic was the pseudonym for William Taylor Adams He was an educator, author, member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Year : s. Authors : Adams, William T. William Taylor , Subjects : Children's stories. Publisher : Boston, Lee and Shepard. Digitizing Sponsor : MSN. View Book Page : Book Viewer. About This Book : Catalog Entry. Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book.
I will try, mother. I want you to carry thisquart of milk down in themeadow to poor Mrs. OBrien, said Mrs. Lamb,as she handed her a tin ket-tle. I will be very careful. OBrien is sick, andhas two small children. Thismilk is for their supper. That is the woman whosehusband was killed on therailroad last summer — isntit, mother? She is sick now, and not ableto work. The neighbors haveall sent milk to her for herchildren, and a great manyother things.
OBrien and her Children. Kate put on her bonnet,and taking the pail of milk,hastened towards the houseof the poor sick woman. Butshe had gone but a little waywhen she met Fanny Flynn,who was an idle girl, and veryfond of mischief.