Little Canary's Black Cato
Osgood, Mrs. M.A.

Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1873. 207 pages; black and white illustrated frontispiece and extra title page, and a few more illustrations in the text, depicting Black Cato's life and struggles; one of this publishers 'Little Canary Series' of childrens inspirational titles, here specifically with an African-American aspect; original blue publishers pebbled-cloth binding, gilt decorated image of Black Cato's and two children's images hovering in midair in a 19th century canary cage; gilt spine titles; some edge, tips wear, to binding; some foxing in text; good condition; an early printing of this, first was 1872. Good H (Item ID: 19037)


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