Item #49696.1 LITTLE WILL.; Sunshine Series for Little Folks. Adventist Literature, Ellen Gould White, James Springer - CoFounders White, 1827 - 1915, 1821 - 1881.

LITTLE WILL.; Sunshine Series for Little Folks.

Oakland, Cal. Pacific Press, (n. d.). 1st printing (presumed), ca 1875. Research suggests later editions have a printed address [Castro & 12th] for the Press, as well as illustrations. 16, 16 pp. Contains: Little Will; The Orphans; The Planted Dollar; The All-Seeing Eye; Beauty. Head- tailpieces. Decorative initial capital letters. 32 mo. 4-1/2" x 3". Printed orange glazed paper covers, stab-sewn. Now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. Some soiling and wear to wrappers, with rear wrapper beginning to detach along lower seam. Age-toning to paper, with faint tide-line in top margin. A VG copy. Item #49696.1

Rare children's book from this Adventist press established by James White in 1874, at his home in Oakland, with perhaps the chapbook title being inspired by the White's 3rd child, Wiliam Clarence White [1854 - 1937], known as "Willie".

OCLC lists 2 holding institutions, with a 3rd found at Loma Linda.

Price: $950.00