London, South Kensington
4 December 2003
Little Workers. A Book for Boys and Girls. With Beautiful Oil Colour Pictures, London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1885. 4° (285 x 220mm). 12 coloured lithographed plates, wood-engraved illustrations. (Some light marginal staining.) Original pictorial boards gilt (some light rubbing). Provenance: "Olive Asquith ?Breverdole, from Uncle Frank, Xmas 1891" (inscription on front free endpaper).
About Robins. Songs, Facts, & Legends, collected & illustrated by Lady Lindsay, London: George Routledge, [n.d.]. 4° (278 x 220mm). Half title, 5 coloured plates by Edmund Evans after Lady Lindsay, illustrations. Original decorated boards (edges rubbed).
With 11 other larger format illustrated books including The Poll-Parrot Picture Book ... with Twenty-Four Pages of Illustrations, printed in Colours by Kronheim (London, [n.d.], text defective but plates very fine), Childhood's Golden Tales illustrated with 12 Chromo Coloured Pictures (London, Dean & Son, [n.d.]) and Eliza Manning's Little Pinafore's Scrap Book (London, [n.d.]).
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