New York, N.Y. Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., 1885. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Item #027522
301 + (2) pages of publishers' announcements at back; frontispiece illustration in black and white. A 'conduct of life' tale by Mary Breck Sleight (1837 - 1928) Sag Harbor Long Island NY author of several books, which have a strong moral tone. Front endpaper with a previous owner presentation inscription dated 1894, being a 'prize book' given for "Lesson Papers of 1894." Approx. 5 3/8" x 7 3/8" size; contrasting bright red and dark green cloth covered boards, small decorations and ornamental gilt spine titles. Some edge, tips wear and rubbing to the volume; no dustjacket; one leaf with old repair; no loss; in very good condition.