Jack Frost and Betty Snow; With Other Tales for Wintry Nights and Rainy Days


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A collection of tales for children, each with a moral attached. "Triptolemus; or, New Friends," for example, teaches not to leave old friends for new ones, as demonstrated by some pigeons and a magpie. Harrison Weir was a Victorian illustrator best known for his ability to draw birds, mammals and other subjects from nature.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Griffith and Farran
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1858
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    96 p. + 16 pages of ads. 18 cm. Four colour illustrations by Harrison Weir. Red cloth hardcover with gold and blank impressing. Cracking of cloth at hinges, softened spine ends, corners becoming worn. Wax impression with child's name and boat doodles on front pastedown. Inscription on front loose endpaper. Red lines on title page.

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