Historical information

A volume in the "Told to the Children Series", edited by Louey Chisholm. A retelling of Charles Kingsley's "The Heroes".
Mary MacGregor (1872 - 1961), b. Ontario, Canada. Author of several novels and biographies.
Books of Monica Smith (nee Turner) donated by her daughter, Joan Smith. Descendants of pioneering Kilmore families - the Morrisseys and Hartnells.

Physical description

Blue paper covered board cover with colour plate pasted to the front. Moderated wear to extremeties, pronounced fading around edges of back and front covers. Evidence of earlier hinge repair back and front. Slightly ragged appearance to page edges. Half title page very discoloured with torn piece at top right. Four colour plates all present and in good condition. Probable First Edition, 1908, undated.115 pp. Fair-good condition

Inscriptions & markings

Front flyleaf, '1908 Monica Turner/"Hendra"/Geelong', handwritten cursive. '1/3' top right corner, pencil.