Rainbows for Children.

By: Child, L. Lydia Maria, editor. Caroline Sturgis Tappan.

Price: $200.00

Quantity: 1 available


New York: C.S. Francis; Boston: J.H. Francis, 1848. Rebound in red buckram, gilt lettered, all edges gilt, 10 engraved illustrations inserted, 170 pp., one leaf of ads. A presentation copy: "M.F. Russell from Mrs. Tappan, 1868." Mrs. Child denied that she was responsible for this collection, asserting that the credit belonged to Caroline Sturgis Tappan (letter to James T. Fields, Nov. 3, 1867, quoted in BAL 3161). Caroline Tappan (1818-1888) was immersed in the Boston liberal intellectual life of the period; she was and intimate of both Ralph Waldo Emerson and Margaret Fuller. Cloth rubbed, some tiny spotting from deteriorating sizing. Front endpapers cracked, some gatherings loosening a bit. Minimal foxing. A Good copy.

Title: Rainbows for Children.

Author Name: Child, L. Lydia Maria, editor. Caroline Sturgis Tappan.

Categories: Other,

Seller ID: child,l.lydiamaria,editor.carolinesturgistappan.20