The World As I Have Found It


Accession Number: 2004.1

Subtitle: Sequel to Incidents in the Life of a Blind Girl

Summary/Description: This book traces the life and travels of the author after her graduation from school. She was born in 1836 in Baltimore, became blind as a young child and attended the Maryland Institution for the Instruction of the Blind from 1855-1860. Includes an introduction by Rev. Charles F. Deems, a frontispiece of the author, and an embossed specimen of line letter for tactile reading. Poems by blind authors, including Morrison Heady, are printed on pages 291-311. Brown clothbound boards with gilt-stamped lettering on spine. Front cover has black-stamped decorative designs and lines, with the same patterns blind-stamped on the back cover

Author: Arms, Mary L. Day

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 2004.100

Publisher: James Young

Publisher Place: Baltimore

Publish Date: 1878

Subjects: Biography Blindness Poetry

Physical Description: 312 p. : ill. ; 7.25 x 5 x 1.25 in.