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Kate Greenaway's Birthday Book for Children by  Mrs Sale Barker Kate Greenaway - Hardcover - from E C Books and Biblio.com

Kate Greenaway's Birthday Book for Children

by Kate Greenaway, Mrs Sale Barker

Condition: Good/N


London : George Routledge and Sons A good copy of a Kate Greenaway Birthday Book - undated but circa 1880, with colour frontispiece and 11 further colour printed plates. The presentation page is filled in stating that the book was presented to Moyra Tuck from Z Sherborne and some of the dates are filled in pencil with various members of the Sherborne family. A note at the end gives a later owner - Miss B Coombs who gave her address as Brook St Hospital Ward 6 in Shooters Hill 3rd March 1918. The binding is clean with bright gilt titles. The edges and corners have some rubbing. Contents nice and clean.
  • Bookseller: E C Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 032694
  • Title: Kate Greenaway's Birthday Book for Children
  • Author: Kate Greenaway, Mrs Sale Barker
  • Illustrator: Kate Greenaway, Edmund Evans
  • Format/binding: Decorative Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: N
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: George Routledge and Sons
  • Place: London
  • Keywords: Kate Greenaway; Birthday books; Brook St Hospital Shooters Hill; victorian birthday books
  • Bookseller catalogs: Illustrated; Children's;
  • Size: 48mo - over 3 - 4" tall

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