At the Back of the North Wind – George MacDonald 1880s


  • Author: George MacDonald
  • Publisher: George Routledge & Sons, NY, ca 1880
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Condition: Good
  • Size: 8vo
  • Attributes: Illustrated

8vo, nd ca 1880s, early reprint. Bound in tan cloth with gilt decorations. Spine ends frayed, chipped and  sun faded. Binding tight, interior clean and bright. Corners worn.  With 76 illustrations by Arthur Hughes. Overall a good copy of this rare book.

At the Back of the North Wind is a children’s book written by Scottish author George MacDonald. It was serialized in the children’s magazine Good Words for the Young beginning in 1868 and was published in book form in 1871. It is a fantasy centered on a boy named Diamond and his adventures with the North Wind.

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