Slow and Sure; or, From the Street to the Shop (Tattered Tom Series)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $50.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair

First edition (Bennett 162). Split along rear joint with associated 1 inch closed tear across spine and 1/2 inch chip from spine head, spine and edges faded, three pages loose but included, ink gift note and owner bookplate on front endpaper. With a bit of restoration work this could be quite a nice copy. 1872 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 280, [2] pp. 8vo. Original violet cloth, gilt spine titles, blind-stamped borders and decorations on boards, yellow endpapers. Engraved frontispiece, engraved series page precedes title page. One of many young adult 'rags to riches' stories written by the popular author during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American author whose principal output was formulaic juvenile novels that followed the adventures of bootblacks, newsboys, peddlers, buskers, and other impoverished children in their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of respectable middle-class security and comfort. His novels were hugely popular in their day.

Title: Slow and Sure; or, From the Street to the Shop (Tattered Tom Series)

Author: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Categories: Early Imprints, Boy's Series,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Boston, Loring, Publisher: 1872

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fair

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2264557