LITTLE WILL.; Sunshine Series for Little Folks. Adventist Literature, Ellen Gould White, James Springer - CoFounders. Bayley White, Jennie - Former Owner, 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 green glazed paper covers, stab-sewn. Now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. Some soiling and wear to wrappers, with repair to lower spine and four tiny tape edge repairs. Early owner's name "Jennie Bayley" to inner front wrapper dated 1886. Occasional light soil to leaves. A sound VG copy. Item #49696

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: $1,250.00