Note-Book of an Adopted Mother. Experience in the Home Training of a Boy

By: Davids, Eleanor

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259 pp. Frontis portrait of "Stanley". Diary of a woman who adopts (with her husband) a 5-year-old orphan boy whose "parents had been working people, but not dissipated". Quite touching, and a window into attitudes of a 100 years ago. Presumed 1st, very scarce. Black cloth with brilliant gilt on the spine with a wonderful Art- Nouveau-ish decorating, spine gilt bright, spine tips a little rubbed and chipped. Interior front hinge just starting to crack, old institutional library marks, frontis tissue present and only a little foxed, gilt top edges. Handsome book, hard to find.; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Title: Note-Book of an Adopted Mother. Experience in the Home Training of a Boy

Author Name: Davids, Eleanor

Categories: Women's Studies, Antiquarian/Rare,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, E.P.Dutton: 1903

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 002627

Keywords: Raising Children; Child Rearing,