Cornell, William M. The Life of Robert Raikes, the Founder of Sabbath Schools. Boston: Henry Hoyt, 1860. First Edition. 
Faded maroon cloth with blind patterned boards, gilt to spine, 4 x 6 inches, lacks the tissue guard over the frontispiece and the first free end paper front and back. 54 pp., pencil numbers/markings in a child's hand in many places, one additional engraving with tissue guard. Fair. Hardcover.
Printed by Bazin & Chandler, 37 Cornhill, Boston.
Robert Raikes (1735-1811), English publisher and founder of Sunday schools; with the aid of a local curate, Thomas Stock (1749-1803), set up the first Sunday school for children (1780).
Rev. William Mason Cornell, A.M., M.D. (1802-1895) b. Bristol, MA; d. Boston, MA. Cornell was a graduate of Brown University in 1827. He was a writer on medical, historical and religous topics, including the fairly well-known Sabbath Made For Man. "Contributed largely to the various medical and educational journals." - Allibone.