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THE WALLYPUG BOOK. by  G. E.   Illustrated by Harry Furniss.  Miniature book.: FARROW - Hardcover - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 35025)


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by FARROW, G. E. Illustrated by Harry Furniss. Miniature book.:

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London, Anthony Treherne & Co. Ltd, (1905).. SECOND EDITION (stated on title page), circa 1905, miniature book, 79 x 79 mm, 3 x 3 inches, pale green cloth, yellow, red and black illustration to upper cover, top edges red, 83 pages. 20 very jolly lively colour plates each facing a 4 line verse, all printed on thick card, 1 side only. All the people and creatures are the subjects of King Wallypug of Why. There are dressed pigs, folk from Japan, a hippotamus, a crocodile, a salamander and a newspaper selling rabbit, all dressed. The last is Dumpsy Deazil, a pretty doll. A couple of very minor marks to cloth, a neat inscription on blank page 5, title of plate page 11 written in a small neat hand across lower corner of plate, a name written in the same hand across lower corner of plate page 35 (see images), occasional slight dusty mark to margins. A very good plus tight copy. First published undated in 1905, No. 7 in The Humpty Dumpty Books for Children series, 'The prettiest Child Books in the world'. List of 10 titles inside upper cover. Based on The Wallypug of Why 1895 by the same team. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.


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FARROW, G. E. Illustrated by Harry Furniss. Miniature book.:
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London, Anthony Treherne & Co. Ltd, (1905).
Humpty Dumpty children's books miniature books Anthony Treherne the Wallypug

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Roger Middleton

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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The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
A book that is less then 3 inches in width and ...[more]
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.

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