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Mr Rutherford's Children

Ellen Montgomery's Bookshelf

By the authors of

"The Wide, Wide World", "Queech", "Golden Ladder", &c, &c, &c.

( Susan Warner and  Anna Bartlett Warner )

Second Series

1867 - London - Frederick Warne & Co

6" by 4", 99 pp

 

DETAILS

A green, hardback with gilt, embossed lettering to spine and colour frontispiece.

This is a short story with twelve chapters. 

Susan Bogert Warner (July 11, 1819 March 17, 1885), was an American writer of religious fiction for young people.  Some of her works were written jointly with her sister Anna Bartlett Warner, who also sometimes wrote under a pseudonym, "Amy Lothrop".

Both Susan and Anna Warner wrote famous children's Christian songs.  Susan wrote Jesus Bids us Shine while Anna was author of the first verse of the well-known children's song Jesus Loves Me, This I Know, which she wrote at Susan's request.

CONDITION

The binding is tight and firm with both covers attached.  The hinges are strained but holding well.  There is wear to the extremities, including marks to the boards and scuffing to the spine.  Internally there are handling marks and a few brown spots throughout, including the title page.  Despite these marks,  the text is still clearly visible.  There is a very, small hole in the text on the first page, where the paper has stick to the contents page.  There is an ink inscription dated 1869 on the front, blank-end paper.  There are pencil markings on the rear pastedown. 

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