Lights of Child-Land

By: Booth, Maud Ballington; Alice Farnsworth-Drew (ill.)

Price: $65.70

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Very Good with no dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; VERY GOOD. Bound in tan (greenish cast) cloth; white, gray, black & red design on cover. Top edge gilt. Color frontispiece with tissue guard. 10 additional full-page black & white plates. Same date on title and copyright pages, signifying first edition. Front cover illustration bright, some wear on white portions. Light soil; moderate wear at spine ends, head of spine has shallow fraying & small nick in cloth; corner tips soft. Solid binding; some chipping of front free endpaper at hinge . Interior clean, unmarked. All illustrations bright & intact. Stories included Firelight, Gaslight, Moonlight, Lovelight, Homelight, Sunshine, Starlight, Afterglow, Rain-Clouds, Storm Clouds, Sunset. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. Maud Ballington Booth married Ballington Booth in England in 1886 and the next year -- under father-in-law General William Booth's orders -- they sailed to America to start the Salvation Army organization in New York City. After conflicts with General Booth, the couple left the Salvation Army and established a new relief organization -- Volunteers of America -- still in operation today. ; Bound in tan (greenish cast) cloth; white, gray, black & red design on cover. Top edge gilt. Color frontispiece with tissue guard. 10 additional full-page black & white plates. Front cover illustration bright, some wear on white portions. Light soil; moderate wear at spine ends, head of spine has shallow fraying & small nick in cloth; corner tips soft. Interior clean, unmarked. All illustrations bright & intact. ; 193 p.; Packaged with care.

Title: Lights of Child-Land

Author Name: Booth, Maud Ballington; Alice Farnsworth-Drew (ill.)

Illustrator: Illustrated by Alice Farnsworth-Drew

Categories: Children's Literature,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1901

Seller ID: 19259

Keywords: Maud Ballington Booth Volunteers of America,