Tales in Prose: For The Young by Mary Howitt

Regular price $150.00

Hardbound with ornamental cover. Published by William J. Reynolds & Co., Boston in 1848. Title in gilt, 4" x 6.5", 147  pages with several illustrations, moderate foxing. Page numbers are in order to page 143. The back of page 143 begins a new chapter titled Good Company however the second page of this chapter is page 231 and the chapter concludes with page 233.  This mistake appears to have been made at the time of publication. There is also a dime size stain at the top of these final 4 pages. Old gift inscription in pencil on a front end paper signed and dated '50.