E- #47pb - A book with a great cover, making this a wonderful piece to display, with its front cover scene of a boy on the left in knickers with his bicycle & one on the right in his graduation clothes and a ship at sail in the center. This book first published in 1872 & later reprinted in 1900 by Elijah Kellogg, is entitled "Whispering Pine or the Graduates of Radcliffe Hall". Elijah Kellogg was a minister, lecturer & author of popular boy's adventure books of the day. Hardbound with 6 lovely printed etching illustrations, (if you want photos of the other illustrations please request - I have them but could not include due to photo limit) this book is one in a series of 6 books from the American Boys Whispering Pine Series. See Specs & CONDITION BELOW:
CONDITION: Pre-owned; spine still intact, no missing pages except possibly last plain page; inside front cover is a seal from a used book store; cover shows wear & soiling (it is over 110 years old!) Inside front & back boards, there is separation and tearing with last page showing some holes & tears near spine; (See Photos) Pages are free from markings but does have minor soiling and spotting in places & pages are turning color from age. Still a nice book with a great cover at a great price.
Title: Whispering Pine or the Graduates of Radcliffe Hall
Author: Elijah Kellogg
Publisher: Lee & Shepard
Last Copyright date: 1900
Size: 5 1/4" x 7 1/2
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