First Lessons in Gentleness and Truth / by Aunt Alice; with Original Illustrations by Billings; Designed for Schools and Families. Adelia C. Graves, Cleopatra, pseudo Aunt Alice.

First Lessons in Gentleness and Truth / by Aunt Alice; with Original Illustrations by Billings; Designed for Schools and Families.

Boston / Cleveland: John P. Jewett and Co./ Jewett, Proctor and Worthington, 1854. 104 pp. Illus. with 14 half-page wood engravings. 16mo. Blind stamped blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and front board. First edition. A very good+ copy, spine rubbed, binding tight, leaves fresh, in a custom cloth slipcase with leather spine label. Item #25804

Billings is possibly Hammatt Billings (1818-1874). Some wood-engravings signed by William Jay Baker and John Andrew (1815-1875). Also published by the American Tract Society the same year. Includes prose, fiction, and poetry. A hard to find title.

Price: $150.00

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