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THE HIPPOPOTAMUS BOOK. by  Lily.   Written and illustrated by Schofield.    Miniature book.: SCHOFIELD - First Edition - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 34171)


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by SCHOFIELD, Lily. Written and illustrated by Schofield. Miniature book.:

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London, Anthony Treherne & Co. Ltd, (1905)... FIRST EDITION (1905), miniature book, 79 x 79 mm, 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 inches, blue cloth, red, brown, black and white illustration to upper cover, top edges red, 83 pages. 20 coloured plates each facing text, both printed on thick card, 1 side only. Spine slightly rubbed, very small pale mark to a couple of pages, stitching slightly slack, some inner joints cracked but binding sound. A very good copy. Set in Egypt, a fairy story about a hippo and Prince Boochus the Pharoah's son. No. 8 in a list of 9 Humpty Dumpty Books for Children inside upper cover, 'The prettiest Child Books in the world'. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.


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SCHOFIELD, Lily. Written and illustrated by Schofield. Miniature book.:
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London, Anthony Treherne & Co. Ltd, (1905)..
Humpty Dumpty children's books miniature books Anthony Treherne Egypt Hippopotamus

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We have been established booksellers for 42 years. We are a postal business only (strictly no callers). We are long-standing members of the P.B.F.A. the largest trade association for antiquarian booksellers in the UK. We wrap all our parcels in new materials and all our books are insured at our expense. Books may be returned if wrongly described, all costs will be met by us. ****PLEASE NOTE: POSTAGE WILL BE CHARGED AT COST, MEANING THAT POSTAGE WILL BE REDUCED ON PARCELS WEIGHING UNDER 1 KILO, AND IT WILL BE INCREASED ON MOST PARCELS WEIGHING MORE THAN 1 KILO****

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We are a postal business only, selling rare and antiquarian books on interesting subjects.


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