1861. HOWITT, Anna Mary. Item #86127
HOWITT, Mary. THE CHILDREN'S YEAR. Illustrated by Anna Mary HOWITT. Boston: Crosby, Nichols, Lee and Company, 1861. Reprint. 257 pp. 8vo., blue pebbled cloth stamped in gilt and blind. Boards sunned, worn at corners, heel and crown, spine slightly chipped with pale stain at heel. This is Percival Lowell's copy, a gift to him inscribed from his Aunt on the front flyleaf, with his sister Bessie's pencil signature on the next blank recto. Engraved b/w frontispiece and engraved title page preceding printed title page; plates are from original designs by Anna Mary Howitt. Occasional foxing in the text; a few of the plates are partially detached. Good plus.