Compton, J., Ed.
E155. This book is meant to introduce children to great literature. The General Introduction describes the problem of making snippets of great lit too short to give children the flavor of the author. This edition of excerpts from Austen and Gaskell are meant to be just right in length to entice the young reader. With beautiful illustrations by M. V. Wheelhouse. Green cloth, gold lettering. Excerpts from P&P, NA, MP, Mary Barton, North and South, Cranford, Sylvia's Lovers. May not have DJ. Pleasant introductions. G. Bell & Sons, Ltd., London. 1926. USED. $25.00