Item #233 Clara Woodward and Her Day-Dreams. Anonymous.
Clara Woodward and Her Day-Dreams

Clara Woodward and Her Day-Dreams

London: Knight and Son, [n.d. circa 1857]. Presumed first edition (per OCLC dating). Featuring four hand-colored plates. A moral story about a girl who dreams/intends to become a “child of god” but perpetually gives into temptation, but after visiting a family member and the death of a friend, Clara finds that “there is no place where I can better serve God than in my own dear home.”

16mo, [2], 186pp., [2, advertisements]. Scarce with only two copies located on Worldcat as of May 2021.
Only a good copy in publisher’s worn blind and gilt stamped maroon cloth, lacking flyleaf and heavy wear to front hinge. Item #233

Price: $70.00