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Mr. Blake's Walking Stick  A Chistmas Story for Boys and Girls by  Edward Eggleston - Hardcover - 1872 - from Laura's Rare Books (SKU: 001225)

Mr. Blake's Walking Stick A Chistmas Story for Boys and Girls

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Mr. Blake's Walking Stick A Chistmas Story for Boys and Girls

by Eggleston, Edward

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
Condition
Very Good/No Jacket
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About This Item

Chicago: Adams, Blackmer, & Lyon Publishing Co., 1872. Green boards with Gilt design and title. Illustrated frontpiece sketch. Light soiling to title page. A few illustrations in b/w. slim book, 60 pages. Eggleston was born in Vevay, Indiana, to Joseph Cary Eggleston and Mary Jane Craig. As a child, he was too ill to regularly attend school, so his education was primarily provided by his father. He became an ordained Methodist minister in 1856. He wrote a number of tales, some of which, especially the "Hoosier" series, attracted much attention. Among these are The Hoosier Schoolmaster, The Hoosier Schoolboy, The End of the World, The Faith Doctor, Queer Stories for Boys and Girls, and others. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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Details

Bookseller
Laura's Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
001225
Title
Mr. Blake's Walking Stick A Chistmas Story for Boys and Girls
Author
Eggleston, Edward
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Adams, Blackmer, & Lyon Publishing Co.
Place of Publication
Chicago
Date published
1872
Keywords
June
Bookseller catalogs
Christmas Book; Children's;
Size
12mo

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Laura's Rare Books

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Laura's Rare Books

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About Laura's Rare Books

I began this business because of my love for books. A great part of my rare and first editions books are from my late Grandfather's massive collection that he spent his entire life hand picking. I am very selective about the books I choose to sell and my specialties include rare, out of print, first editions, children's books, Christmas Books, limited editions and unusual books. I take great care in providing personal attention to my book buyers with follow up E-mails to ensure the book was received in excellent condition and am always happy to send additional detailed photographs and answer any questions you may have.

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jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback....[more]
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