Item #16926 Elsie at Home [Elsie Dinsmore #22]. Martha Finley.
Elsie at Home [Elsie Dinsmore #22]
Elsie at Home [Elsie Dinsmore #22]
Elsie at Home [Elsie Dinsmore #22]

Elsie at Home [Elsie Dinsmore #22]

New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, [1900]. Hardcover with Dust Jacket.

Maroon cloth with stamped designs. 7.25 inches tall; 295 pages. The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Probably a 1906 printing. With a Gimbals Bookstore sticker on the rear pastedown.

The dust jacket has evenly toned  with a tiny small loss on the spine tips. Light shelf handling Now in a new protective Mylar sleeve.  Uncommon in a dust jacket.

Very Good / Good. Item #16926

Elsie faces challenges and joys as she navigates life at home and nurtures her growing family.

Background Information:
Martha Finley was a 19th century American author of children's stories. Her characters were good children rewarded for their high moral character.

She wrote Elsie Dinsmore in 1867. Elsie was a virtuous Christian girl who resisted small temptations. Finley wrote 27 books about Elsie taking her through her adult life and ending with her as a grandmother. This series was popular in the United States and in Britain selling over 25,000,000 books.

Price: $35.00

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