This ad for L.M. Montgomery’s collection of linked short stories, Chronicles of Avonlea, appeared in The Boston Herald in June 1912. It praises the “charming and irresistible style which characterizes this author’s work” and appears on the same page as the Herald‘s review of the book, which appears in full in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 3: A Legacy in Review.
Today’s L.M. Montgomery ad shows the attempts of her first publisher, L.C. Page and Company, to advertise her books alongside those of her contemporaries published by the same firm. This ad, which gives pride of place to Chronicles of Avonlea, appeared in The Boston Herald in September 1912.