Category Books & Magazines Books

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Location Milton, Vermont 054** US

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Format Hardcover

Age Level Young Adults

Language English

Publication Year 1879

Book Title The Bodles on Wheels

Author Horace E. Scudder

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> . THE BODLEYS ON WHEELS. Boston: Houghton, Osgood and Company /The Riverside Press, 1879. First edition. Illustrated paper on press board with moderate wear to edges and corners (typical), covers lightly rubbing, spine more so, clean. Well bound copy, covers firmly attached, book lays flat. Free of markings. Illustrated end pages. Frontispiece with tissue guard with facing title page foxed, o/w minor foxing to pages, and otherwise bright and clean. Woodcut illustrations throughout including many full page, make this an especially appealing Victorian young adult travel book. 222 pages, plus 2 pages of advertising for other "Bodley" travelogue titles. Hard to find in exceptional condition, this copy good, internally very good. Hardcover
> _Horace Scudder (1838-1902) was a teacher and author. He wrote a number of children's books and for a time was the editor of the Atlantic Monthly as well as the Riverside Magazine for Young People. Excellent reference on this series online "Juvenile Travelogue Series.” This reference identifies the first edition of "The Bodleys on Wheels" by the date of 1879 on the title page, as this copy shows._
> _Questions welcome. Extra images can be added by request. International shipping available. All orders are carefully packaged for safe delivery. Experienced full time professional bookseller since 1994; print, map and poster seller since 2000. _

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