(Breed & Lent)

Daisy No. 2.

Buffalo: Breed & Lent, (c. 1866). 64pp. The second book in Frances Elizabeth Barrow's smallest and rarest series of Aunt Fanny books, focused on the adventures of two cats, Daisy and Dot, and their owners. Breed & Lent's strategy to serialize Barrow's work tapped into the larger custom of nineteen-century publishing, here specifically captivating children with the allure of collection and continued interest. Bound in blue cloth, heavily ornamented in gilt. Minor exterior rubbing, else fine. A.e.g. (MBC I: 6,8-9; II: 60-61; Welsh 408). (1 1/4 by 1; 33x25mm). Item #30385

Price: $850.00

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