The Babes in the Basket; or, Daph and Her Charge

Sarah Schoonmaker Baker)

Editorial: T. Nelson & Sons, London, New York, 1875
Condición: Very Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Hirschfeld Galleries (Saint Louis, MO, Estados Unidos de America)

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Yes, this 123 page timeless wonder for all ages, being an increasingly well respected and energetically applauded offering it is proudly presented with great and well deserved hubris by Hirschfeld Galleries in the publishers ORIGINAL binding. Said binding being red decorative loth with gilt trim and oval color picture pastedown on front cover. This baby is very solid save for abit of looseness at the hinges. And there is noticeable bumping to corners, but it remains quite nice for its age. Inside, you will be mesmerized by a black maid in the West Indies who contrives to save two white children when rumors of a slave uprising surface.Indeed, this is a wonderful story of extreme color-blind loyalty. It is only her faith and hard work that keep herself and her two charges together under very trying times. This is a book written for both the younger reader and the older reader about the virtues and, values of faith. The author looks alternately dispassionately and passionately at all sides of this controversially chosen subject matter, and we at Hirschfield Galleries hope that only those who similarly read and contemplate with an objective mind would yearn to become the next caretaker of this seminalogic work. Alas, when all is said and done and the proverbial geese have come home to nest or roost, or whatever, and you're ready to decide to invest some of your hard-earned cash in this lofty offering, please consider that this book does indeed have the four absolute uppermost qualities we at Hirschfeld Galleries since 1931 have always sought, and demanded, in books: 1) excellence in content, 2) literary quality, 3) appealing design, and 4) significance of contribution. Another great altruistic offering opportunity for us and an even greater opportunity for self-actualized reception on your part. But enough of the lugubrious however allegorically wise jaw-jacking, enough said of the telluric parameters of select Hirschfeld Galleries' offerings such as this one which take on a life of their own and speak so very loudly for themselves. Read to learn and enjoy; go forth to share and enjoin. Research, analysis, dissertation, lucubrations or just enjoyment, this is the one. ACTUAL BOOK FOR SALE PICTURED. PLEASE DOUBLE CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. N° de ref. de la librería 007113

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Título: The Babes in the Basket; or, Daph and Her ...

Editorial: T. Nelson & Sons, London, New York

Año de publicación: 1875

Encuadernación: Pict Red Cloth w Gilt

Ilustrador: Uncredited Drawings

Condición del libro: Very Good

Edición: Very Early Edition

Tipo de libro: Ageless Hardcover

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Hirschfeld Galleries, Established in 1930, is a full-line used, collectible, rare, and antiquarian book dealer located in Saint Louis, Missouri. Our collection comprises over 100,000 items, collected over 5 generations. We specialize in fine bindings, first editions, private press, early printed, and incunabula. We are happy to consult to institutions, private collectors, and the trade. We can offer appraisals, rare book searches, and collection advice.

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