Stuyvesant A Franconia Story by Jacob Abbott, Antique 1900s Illustrated Books
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1904 Stuyvesant A Franconia Story book by author Jacob Abbott, Harper and Brothers Publishers. This early work of juvenile fiction by Jacob Abbott was originally published in 1881. Along with many of Abbott's popular works, such as "The Rollo Series", this publication is designed to entertain and morally inform the young reader.
Jacob Abbott (November 14, 1803 to October 31, 1879) was an American writer of children's books. From 1825 to 1829 was professor of mathematics and natural philosophy at Amherst College; was licensed to preach by the Hampshire Association in 1826; founded the Mount Vernon School for Young Ladies in Boston in 1829, and was principal of it in 1829–1833; was pastor of Eliot Congregational Church (which he founded), at Roxbury, Massachusetts in 1834 to 1835; and was, with his brothers, a founder, and in 1843 to 1851 a principal of Abbott's Institute, and in 1845 to 1848 of the Mount Vernon School for Boys, in New York City. He was a prolific author, writing juvenile fiction, brief histories, biographies, religious books for the general reader, and a few works in popular science. He wrote 180 books and was a coauthor or editor of 31 more. He died in Farmington, Maine, where he had spent part of his time after 1839, and where his brother, Samuel Phillips Abbott, founded the Abbott School.
Corners show light wear, Headband shows a little wear, Binding feels tight, Some damage in few pages see provided pics/ In a very good vintage condition
Dimensions 7" X 5" inches / All measurements are approximate