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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber J73762

Author Hughes, Mary Robson] but no author given
Title AUNT MARY'S TALES, for the entertainment and improvement of Little Boys. Addressed to her Nephews. Third Edition.
PlacePub London
Publisher Darton, Harvey, and Darton 3rd edition
Date 1817
Illustrations Frontispiece engraving of Edward saving Alfred from drowning.
Description 137x848mm green roan spined marbled boards gilt titled & ruled to spine grey paper sides (tips worn/spine rubbed) iv +174pp +[2]pp publisher's booklist. Inscriptions to fly leaves, endpapers and blank side of the frontis (showing through to margin of the illstration) Polly Simpson, New Moor, Walworth & Ivy House, Darlington. Also Ralph Fortune, Walworth Moor House 1822 on titlepage. *Darton bibliography G500(3) says same as first edition, except that due to comments on 2nd of the two tales originally titled "The Ghost" being unsuited to all children, in this edition its name was changed to "The Spectre".
Booknumber J73762
Price Price: GBP 42.00 or USD 59.00
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