Good. Item #6668
New York: J.C. Derby, 1855. First Edition. 12mo (14.5cm.); contemporary dark brown morocco over marbled paper-covered boards, manuscript spine label; x,-315pp.
Ex-Sunday School of the Oak Street Methodist Episcopal Church (Norristown, PA) with their usual markings including contemporary manuscript to front pastedown, boards scuffed with some exposure at corners and spine ends, leather dry, old ring stain to rear cover, light internal foxing, else Good and sound.
Uncommon collection of short stories based on the Bible, "a series designed to interest young readers in the study of the Old Testament" (from Harriet Beecher's Stowe's Introduction, p. [iii]).