The Good Grandmother And Her Offspring. A Tale.
Printed for A. K. Newman and Co. Leadenhall Street.
By mrs hofland. second edition with additions.
12mo. 3.75 x 5.75 inches. 176 +  pp. +  pp publisher's advertisements. Bound in original quarter maroon morocco, gilt, over green marbled boards. Publisher's advertisement front endpaper. Extremities worn 0 and some scattered foxing, but otherwise a very good copy. Early ink signature and 1930 gift inscription on second free endpaper. Bookseller's label: Sold by Haines, 29 Orchard St.Portman Sq. on front pastedown. Illustrated by engraved frontispiece and title. Second edition of a popular children's story by Sheffield born writer and educationalist, Mrs Barbara Hofland (1770-1844), who wrote over sixty such didactic and moral novels. First published 1817, it appeared in numerous later editions.
[Stock No. 26301]