Esperanza, or, The home of the wanderers / by Anne Bowman.

Bowman, Anne, active 19th century.
London ; New York : George Routledge and Sons, [not after 1891] ([London] : Bradbury, Agnew & Co., Whitefriars)
xi, 435 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. ; 20 cm.

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Other Title:
Home of the wanderers
Voyages and travels -- Juvenile fiction.
Adventure stories.
Outdoor life -- Juvenile fiction.
Wilderness survival -- Juvenile fiction.
Camping -- Juvenile fiction.
Nature stories.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Juvenile fiction.
Mutiny -- Juvenile fiction.
Indians of South America -- Andes Region -- Juvenile fiction.
Andes -- Description and travel -- Juvenile fiction.
Place of Publication:
England London.
United States New York (State) New York.
Terminus ad quem for imprint date from ms. gift inscription dated "Xmas 1891" on front free endpaper.
Plates (each signed "Dalziel sc."): The cave (opp. p. 38) ; All entering the boat, they pushed forward down the river (opp. p. 61) ; He was comforted by seeing Jack bending over the prostrate figure of a man (opp. p. 78) ; The sledge (opp. p. 136) ; The triumphal procession (opp. p. 183) ; Jack's adventure (opp. p. 192) ; The mule in a moment was over the edge (opp. p. 268) ; Charles and Tom brought the senseless figure of the stranger to Almagro's hut (opp. p. 304).
List of the author's works within single-ruled border on verso of title leaf.
Local notes:
Presented to the Penn Libraries in 2014 by Caroline F. Schimmel.
Schimmel Collection copy has dated 20th-century ms. gift inscription ("Derby[?] from Aunt Nelly - Xmas 1891 -") on front free endpaper; stamp ("LIBRARY UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN DIEGO") on front pastedown; stamp of the same institution ("tHE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA") on head edge; bookseller's label ("W.B. CLARKE & CO. ... BOSTON.") on verso of back free endpaper.
Schimmel Collection copy bound in dark blue illustrated publisher's cloth; left board has title in black on gilt background on upper portion, spray of flowers and leaves in blue, green and yellow on central portion, extending behind title, and illustration in green, blue, and brown with gilt figures of three boys in a rowboat, 1 rowing and 2 reading, on lower portion; right board has decorative blind-stamped border at head and foot and central round blind stamp with publisher's name and monogram; title and author's name in black on black-bordered gilt background at head of spine; publisher's name in blue on black-bordered gilt-background at head of spine; four-color spine illustration (blue, green, yellow and brown) of a spray of flowers and leaves; yellow endpapers.
Schimmel Collection copy: plate opp. p. 38 ("The cave") detached from spine.
Penn Provenance:
Schimmel, Caroline F. (donor) (Schimmel Collection copy)
University of California, San Diego. University Library (stamp) (Schimmel Collection copy)
W. B. Clarke & Co. (Boston, Mass.) (label) (Schimmel Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1891 (not after)
Dalziel Brothers.
Caroline F. Schimmel Fiction Collection of Women in the American Wilderness (University of Pennsylvania)