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A Picture Story-Book with Four Hundred Illustrations By Eminent Artists by Anon - Presumed First Edition - from Washburn Books and Biblio.com

A Picture Story-Book with Four Hundred Illustrations By Eminent Artists

by Anon

Condition: Fair/No Jacket


London: George Routledge & Sons Ltd Undated volume of children's stories, containing The History of Dame Mitchell and Her Cat, The Strange and Interesting Adventures of Prince Hempseed and His Little Sister, and The History of a Nutcracker, Parts I & II. 313pp illustrated throughout with black and white drawings, tissue-guarded frontis. Green boards decorated with black, red and gilt design and lettering. Cloth wrinkled to top board, tear to top of backstrip, spine slanted, hinges showing, tape repair to inside cover and spine slanted, otherwise fair reading copy with quite good text block and no inscriptions.. Presumed First Edition. Decorated Green Boards. Fair/No Jacket. Illus. by Various. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Washburn Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 007656
  • Title: A Picture Story-Book with Four Hundred Illustrations By Eminent Artists
  • Author: Anon
  • Illustrator: Various
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fair
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: Presumed First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: George Routledge & Sons Ltd
  • Place: London
  • Bookseller catalogs: Children's Collectable Books;
  • Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

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