New York: Methodist Episcopal Church, 1865-1866. Good or better. Item #6615
[New York: Methodist Episcopal Church, 1865-1866.] Twenty-four volumes in one; tabloid format (36cm.); contemporary morocco-backed marbled boards; 96pp.; illus. throughout, text in triple columns. Boards quite rubbed and leather dried and chipped, one-inch losses at both spine ends, shallow damp stain to textblock fore-edge, general old soil throughout, else Good, internally sound.
Complete single year of this religious juvenile periodical edited by Daniel Wise, corresponding secretary of the Sunday School Union. Includes myriad moral parables and poetry, many signed in text by "The Corporal." Other contributors include Emily Huntington Miller ("The Gentleman and the Rascal"); and word games with the occasional faint contemporary pencil juvenile marginalia.