Persimmons; A. C. Butler; 1895 first edition; Illustrated; green boards in fair-good shape; some discoloration on boards but not bad; binding a bit loose but intact; Owener's name penciled inside cover; C.M. Parker, Educational Publisher. Very interesting early book.
"A story for boys and girls and men and women who have not forgotten their school days."
"Everything that grows must pass through a stage of greenness. Some growing things are greener than others, and some remain green longer than others. Boys and girls are not the exceptions to this law, or habit of nature. Some trees are called evergreens because they remain green as long as they live. For a similar reason some people might very properly be called evergreens. In his youth, Persimmons promised..."