Boston, Brown, Taggard, and Chase: 1858
Seller ID: 001125
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Condition: Very Good
Original blind-stamped red cloth on boards. No DJ. Gilt spine dec. and lettering. Cover shows four children dancing around a Maypole and elaborate floral corners. Back cover identical. This is from the first children's series, My Uncle Toby's Library, issued in 12 volumes by Reverend Wise in 1853. At least four more series followed. Somehow he found time to hold various pastorates (Methodist) from 1837-52, edit the Sunday-School Messenger from 1838-44, and write several books. He edited the Zion's Herald from 1852-56, then took on the editorship of all Methodist Sunday School publicati... View More...