Fresh Flowers for my Children. By a. Mother, Katharine Parker Gordon.
Fresh Flowers for my Children
Fresh Flowers for my Children

Fresh Flowers for my Children

Boston. [ Massachusetts ]: Samuel G. Simpkiins 1842. First Edition. vii, [1-blank], [9]-46, 49-72, 75-88, 91-100, 103-118, 121-124, 127-140 pages plus 8 plates: frontis, in text extra to pagination: opposite [9], 29, 46, 88, 100, 121 (signed c. emmons sc), and 124. 4 5/8 x 5 5/8 inches. Complete. Publisher's brown cloth with blind-stamped borders and decorations and central title with wreath in gilt. Spine cloth blank. Inked poem on front flyleaf with gift inscription: "Lucy D. Weston, A Present from Hannah Woodbury 1842". One signature proud of the textblock, otherwise a nice copy with slanted spine and some reading smudges and light wear to the extremities. Very Good. Cloth. [28551]


The copy at the American Antiquarian Society has the same pagination, and notes: "Attributed to Katharine Parker Gordon in the Library of Congress catalogue." Preface dated 1841, copyright page notes: "Boston: Printed by Isaac R. Butts, No 2 School Street"

Price: $75.00

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