B/w frontis. illus. of wolf + 9 b/w plates. New York: Dodd, Mead, n.d (circa 1879). 24mo. Blue embosed cloth with chromolitho pastedown of little blonde girl with doll in one hand & a large pretzel in the other. Faded, spotted binding, lightly worn at extremities, inscription on front free endpaper (dated 12-25-1879). Presented to Ida Hoyer by her brother. Some intermal smudges. Good. Uncommon. [46239]

Boys' adventures at school in New Hampshire, in a little village right among the mountains, as told by grown up uncle. Tales of camping, dog sleding, playing red Indians - Delaware, Mohawk & Iroquois. Being attacked by and then killing killing a wolf. Final story told by old man of his father's time when a lad escaped death when pursued by an Indian brave because he ran over a sleeping bear! The bear awoke and grabed the Indian. There is an illustration of the "Bear Hug"

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