The Cotton-Tree or, Emily, The Little West Indian. A Tale for Young People

By: Mrs. Henry Lynch. Introduction by Rev. Dr. King, Glasgow

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Book Condition: Very Good


This novel is a fictional tale for young children about the life of the character Emily a young West Indian girl born in Jamaica. Written to expose Christian values and abolition in particular.

Brown buckram with blind-stamped borders, gilt decorated spine, all edges gilt. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear; small loss on the top of the spine and lower spine tip is rubbed. Previous owner's name and some older writing on front free end page.

Second Edition [Originally published in 1847] 16mo; 6.5 inches tall; 124 pages with frontispiece. -------- Subjects: Christian life -- Juvenile fiction; slavery; abolition, Genre/Form: Fiction. Juvenile works. Ref: BM, 1853, 292; ECDA

Title: The Cotton-Tree or, Emily, The Little West Indian. A Tale for Young People

Author Name: Mrs. Henry Lynch. Introduction by Rev. Dr. King, Glasgow

Categories: CHILDREN'S BOOKS, FLORIDA & the CARIBBEAN, 19th CENTURY LITERATURE and WORKS, LITERATURE,

Publisher: Edinburg, Johnstone and Hunter: 1853

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Seller ID: 011944

Keywords: slavery; abolition,