1881 Antique American Tract Society Miniature Book THE PICNIC by Annie Frost

1881 Antique American Tract Society Miniature Book THE PICNIC by Annie Frost


1881  Charming miniature children’s book by Annie Frost, published by The American Tract Society, New York; THE PICNIC, second in the ‘Tiny Book’ series.  It measures 2.7/16″ by 1.5/8″, and is in very nice condition, with 176 pages and 8 nicely done, full page illustrations in black and white.  Embossed green fabric over boards cover is decorated on the front with gilt leaves and a tiny chromolithograph paste down of a child’s face.  Sweet morality story about children going on a picnic at Grandma and Grandpa’s, in the country.  Inside front cover has previous owner’s name and date of Aug. 12, 1883.  Edges and corners are all in very nice condition; no fraying.  Binding is tight.  Thanks for looking.

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