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Forrester, Francis.  Aunt Amy; or, How Minnie Brown learned to be a sunbeam. Boston: Geo. C. Rand, 1854. 18mo (15.7 cm, 6.25"). 64 pp.
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From the My Uncle Toby's Library series. A delightful little book containing a child's story illustrated by => small wood engravings throughout, plus an engraved frontispiece being an illustrated listing of the other volumes in the series. Printed in large type for the novice reader.
        Provenance: Extremely neat inscription dated 1884 on front free endpaper, "Miss Maria Clark, A Sunday School Reward. Presented by Alanson White, Superintendent of the M.E. Sunday School at Clarkville, Mad[ison]. Co[unty], N.Y., Nov. 8th, 1884."

Sternick, Bibliography of 19th-century children's series books, 496. Red blind-stamped cloth with gilt-decorated spine, small hole to front joint (outside); quarter-inch (.6 cm) loss to spine-head with boards rubbed generally and soiled. Endpapers foxed and soiling to pages. Read by children! — still, good and readable.  (37753)   Please RESHELVE This.


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