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The sailor boy and other stories. New York: Leavitt & Allen, 1855. Near miniature (9.8 cm, 3.875"). 16 pp.; illus. $125.00
Near-miniature chapbook of very short stories about a variety of subjects including Indian snake charmers and the kangaroo ("its hind legs are very long, while its fore ones are small and used more for hands than for walking"). The stories are: "The Sailor Boy," "Snake Charmers," "The Two Pots," "The Eagle and Company," "General Allen," "The Shepherd," "The Kangaroo," and "Indians Fishing." Each story is illustrated with a wood engraving.
Printed and illustrated wrappers, spotted and almost detached. Age-toning and light soiling, to text; images clean and distinct. (38754) Please RESHELVE This.
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