Smith, Daniel. Love to the Saviour; or, Reasons Why Little Children Should Give Their Hearts to Jesus. New-York: Carlton & Porter, c. 1848.
Black publisher's blindstamped cloth, gilt to spine, 4 x 6 inches, spine ends & corners a bit frayed, 115 pp., foxing. Frontispiece wood engraving of Jesus sitting and teaching a multitude of all ages. Good. Hardcover. 
One of the Sunday School books published for the Methodist Episcopal Church, no. 202 of the Youth Series. The Address to Parents and Teachers at the beginning of the book is dated 1838.
Rev. Daniel Smith (1806-1852), b. Salisbury, CT; d. Kingston, NY. "He was educated at Wilbraham academy under Rev. Wilbur Fisk, ordained to the ministry of the Methodist Episcopal church in 1831, and was a pastor in Connecticut and New York for the subsequent twenty-one years. He was active in Sunday-school and temperance work, lectured extensively on the latter cause, and wrote more than fifty religious books for the young. Throughout his ministry he gave all his salary to benevolent objects." - Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography.