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by Habberton, John

Condition: Very Good/No Dust Jacket

London: Hutchinson & Co. No date but Copac cite 1914 for this fine illustrated edition; pp.xii, 247, 16 fine tipped-in colour plates and about 40 b/w line drawings. Original red cloth binding with gilt lettering, and gilt vignette of two children to the front board, generally very good with minimal rubbing, a little spotting/fading to the fore-edge of the front board and the spine a little faded and dulled. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, no foxing, all the plates are in very good condition and all the captioned tissue guards are present, a couple with slight creases. A very good copy.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Solomon, Carrie. Small 4to (17 x 23cm).

  • Bookseller: Loe Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 016502
  • Author: Habberton, John
  • Illustrator:Solomon, Carrie
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Dust Jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Hutchinson & Co.
  • Place: London
  • Bookseller catalogs: Children's - General;
  • Size: Small 4to (17 x 23cm)


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