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Maude Mary Butler Waiting and Serving 1897

Maude Mary Butler Waiting and Serving or The Major's Little Sentinel

SKU: MMB1893

Maude M Butler Waiting and Serving

Maude Mary Butler Waiting and Serving or The Major's Little Sentinel 

A rarer first edition with a blue decorative cover and spine with burnt orange floral pattern and gilt lettering. Worn and scuffs at the edgesof spine and covers. Binding tight. 

Overall very good condition with all pages which are clean and bright 

First Edition

Published in 1897 by Thomas Nelson & Son, London, Edinburgh & New York

Colour Edwardian Prize certificate on inside cover reading awarded to "Grace Coningham for regular and puncutal attendance 1903"

Frontispiece: 'For Mother's Picture' a black and white illustration 

Tissue Paper covering title page with illustration 'A Trying Task

Pages: 139 with three pages of book advertising at the end

13 Chapters as follows


1. As Little Introductory as Possible

2. A Visit to The Dell

3. Two Unknown Guests

4. Brave Prince Charlie

5 Ralph's Presents

6. Unveiling the cages

7. Gracie's Proposition

8. Finding the Log

9 The Visit of the Grand Old Man

10The Christening of Miss Echo Violet

11 In Which Every One is Very Busy

12. The Charade

13. Something Altogether Unexpected

Endpiece green printed paper is stained as per image.



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