(anonymous) by the author of 'Village Missionaries'
MATTY'S MISSIONARY BOX and Other Stories.
New York: American Tract Society, n.d. (ca 1860) Hardcover
First US printing. Includes a notation on the copyright page that it was reprinted from the edition of Mssrs Nelson, of London. Moral and cautionary tales for children. One of many books produced by the American Tract Society for use in Sunday schools, now all quite hard to find. A small volume measuring 6 3/4 by 4 1/2 inches, bound in original dark red cloth with gilt lettering and black decorations on the spine. 3 attractive engraved plates. 171 pgs. Some wear and overall soiling to the cloth covers, an older Sunday school library book plate inside front cover, corners slightly bumped, but still overall good condition. .
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