Boston: William Peirce, 1836. 384 pages. Engraved frontispiece and extra-title by Pendelton after Croome. 8vo (7 3/4 x 5 inches); contemporary embossed cloth; a fine copy, inscribed "Mrs Elisabeth Howe with the respect of her friend Mary D. Denny" Item #1293
First edition. Abbott was a clergyman and educator, but is best known for the more than 180 books he wrote for children, including the popular "Rollo Series." The above is a sequel to his successful "The Young Christian."