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1 Finley, Martha Elsie's Motherhood A Sequel to Elsie's Womanhood
New York , NY Dodd, Mead, & Co., c 1876 (1904) 1876 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with raised design. Beautiful copy of her 5th book. Spine shows some sun fading from being on shelf. Very Clean books with tight bindings. No writing, underlining. Very collectible copy. The Elsie Dinsmore series have been classfied by some as An Enigma. Elsie lived a spoiled life. "The most disturbing flow in the first two books is over the conflict of whom to obey, God or Man." Miss Finley pits an 8 year old little girl against her adult father. She confuses the issue by having Elsie having to choose to obey God or her father. Miss Finley was one of the most prolific writers of girl stories in the 19th century. Her series included works published by the Presbyterian Publications Board, and Dodd-Mead. Another character in her writing was Mildred Keith. This book is scarce in this condition. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Scarce. ; Illustration 
Price: 12.97 USD
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2 Finley, Martha Elsie's New Relations What they did and how they fared at Ion A Sequel to Grandmother Elsie
New York , NY Dodd, Mead & Company 1883 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by E. L. Durand 
Red cover with raised design. Beautiful copy . Spine shows some sun fading from being on shelf. Very Clean books with tight bindings. No writing, underlining. Very collectible copy. The Elsie Dinsmore series have been classfied by some as An Enigma. Elsie lived a spoiled life. "The most disturbing flow in the first two books is over the conflict of whom to obey, God or Man." Miss Finley pits an 8 year old little girl against her adult father. She confuses the issue by having Elsie having to choose to obey God or her father. Miss Finley was one of the most prolific writers of girl stories in the 19th century. Her series included works published by the Presbyterian Publications Board, and Dodd-Mead. Another character in her writing was Mildred Keith. This book is scarce in this condition. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Scarce. ; Illustration; 324 pages 
Price: 9.97 USD
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3 Finley, Martha (Martha Farquharson) Elsie's Widowhood A Sequel to Elsie's Children
New York , NY Dodd, Mead & Co 1880 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with raised design. 7th book in her series. Spine shows some sun fading from being on shelf. Very Clean books with tight bindings. No writing, underlining. Very collectible copy. The Elsie Dinsmore series have been classfied by some as An Enigma. Elsie lived a spoiled life. "The most disturbing flow in the first two books is over the conflict of whom to obey, God or Man." Miss Finley pits an 8 year old little girl against her adult father. She confuses the issue by having Elsie having to choose to obey God or her father. Mis Finley was one of the most prolific writers of girl stories in the 19th century. Her series included works published by the Presbyterian Publications Board, and Dodd-Mead. Another character in her writing was Mildred Keith. This book is scarce in this condition. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Scarce. ; The Elsie Books; Illustration; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 331 pages 
Price: 17.97 USD
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4 Finley, Martha (Martha Farquharson) Grandmother Elsie A Sequel to Elsie's Widowhood
New York , NY Dodd, Mead & Co 1882 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with raised design. Spine shows some sun fading from being on shelf. Very Clean books with tight bindings. No writing, underlining. Very collectible copy. The Elsie Dinsmore series have been classfied by some as An Enigma. Elsie lived a spoiled life. "The most disturbing flow in the first two books is over the conflict of whom to obey, God or Man." Miss Finley pits an 8 year old little girl against her adult father. She confuses the issue by having Elsie having to choose to obey God or her father. Mis Finley was one of the most prolific writers of girl stories in the 19th century. Her series included works published by the Presbyterian Publications Board, and Dodd-Mead. Another character in her writing was Mildred Keith. This book is scarce in this condition. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Scarce. ; The Elsie Books; Illustration; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 298 pages; p 
Price: 14.97 USD
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5 Finley, Martha Holidays At Roselands
New York, NY Dood, Mead and Company New York, NY 1868/1898 1898 First Impression Hardcover Good in Poor dust jacket 
The cover is red with relief. Slight foxing with rubs on cover. Martha Finley (1828 - 1909) was a teacher and author of numerous works, the most well known being the 28 volume Elsie Dinsmore series which was published over a span of 38 years. The daughter of Presbyterian minister Dr. James Brown Finley and his wife and cousin Maria Theresa Brown Finley, she was born on April 26th, 1828 in Chillicothe, Ohio. Finley wrote many of her books under the pseudonym Martha Farquharson. She died in 1909 in Elkton, Maryland, where she moved in 1876.; 
Price: 11.97 USD
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6 Finley, Martha Holidays At Roselands
New York , NY Dodd, Mead & Co 1898 First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cloth cover. Very nice looking book. Clean sharp design in cover. No inscriptions. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 12mo; 354 pages 
Price: 16.97 USD
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