This old work is "Deed of Daring: Stories of Heroism in Every Day Life" by Charles Michaels and published by S.W. Partridge of London. This is circa 1900 with a 1902 gift sticker inside from "Newport School Board Maindee Boys School Prize." This has eight illustrations inside and a lovely decorated cover. Some of the inspiring stories inside are the following:Toady the Clown, Heroes of the Sea, Miners' Deeds of Daring, Out of the Shark's Jaws, Bravery On the Battlefield, A Race With a Blizzard, For Margaret's Sake, A Fight For Life in A Sewer, From the Midst of the Fire, A Woman's Heroism and much more!
This book is app. 7.5"x5" with 174 pages plus illustrated advertising. This has brown cloth covered hard-boards with decorations and gilt. This is in very good condition overall with some corner, edge, spine wear and bumping. There is some soiling to the covers. There is age toning and some yellow spotting throughout. Page 95 has the most yellowing and spotting as shown in the last photo. There is some loosening to the frontispiece but still attached. The binding is tight and all the pages intact. The book is complete.
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