BRIER-PATCH PHILOSOPHY (1906)

LONG, WILLIAM J.

by "Peter Rabbit". Interpreted by William J. Long. Illus. by Charles Copeland. Pub. Boston, Ginn & Co., 1906. 1st edn. Frontis & 4 colour plates + many b&w text illus. & chapter headings etc. pp. xxi + 296. Green cloth with black & gilt vignette fr. cvr., gilt titling fr. cvr., gilt titling & vignette bkstrip. 7 3/4 x 5 1/2".
(Sl. wear top/bottom bkstrip. & top rear corner bumped - eps. cracked at hinges & erased pencil insc. fr. free ep. - sml. tear repr'd at top of 3rd free ep.- occasional thumb mark contents) v.g. copy.
The character of the Rabbit is assumed in order to look at every doubtful question in an impersonal way. To be open-minded rather than positive, to suggest rather than demonstrate, with chapters on: Animal Psychology; Heroes who Hunt Rabbits; The Question of a Rabbit's Religion; Animal Immortality etc. (111196737)