THE LIGHTHOUSE-KEEPER'S DAUGHTER. A TRUE STORY. Anonymous.

THE LIGHTHOUSE-KEEPER'S DAUGHTER. A TRUE STORY. Boston: Henry Hoyt, 9 Cornhill, 1862. 14.5x9.2 cm (16 mo), pp. [1-3] 4-36, inserted frontispiece, original decorated blue cloth, front and rear panels stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First American edition? A popular nautical tale, probably of English origin as it is set in Cornwall. (The lighthouse keeper is kidnapped by Wreckers, but his daughter lights the lamps and foils their plans.) Published in undated editions in the UK and America by the Religious Tract Society. This edition includes the title story, "A Day in a Mission School," and "The Persian Girl." Cloth rubbed at edges, a very good copy. OCLC reports four copies of this edition. Apparently not at AAS. (#166672).

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