Publisher: New York: Scribner, Armstrong, 1877.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: BAL 2033, first printing; Wright III, 817.
Condition: Cloth somewhat worn, particularly at the head and foot of the spine; very good copy.
Book ID: 23838
Description8vo, original decorated black cloth, gilt lettering. Frontis and three plates. Six pages of publisher's terminal ads.
CommentsThe first book by Frances Hodgson Burnett (1840-1924), a novel that centers on the plight of the working classes. Several of Burnett’s early works of fiction had realistic social themes, for which she was highly regarded at the time but is hardly known today.