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Cape Town Dicky or Colonel Jack's Boy

By Gift, Theo




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Cape Town Dicky or Colonel Jack's Boy

Gift, Theo [pseud Dora Havers Boulger] / Illustrated by Alice Havers

Contains 15 full page chromolithograph illustrations, plus one facsimile replacement and sepia monotint illustrations on all other pages. Typically moral victorian children's story about a young boy from Cape Town who goes to live with his relatives in England after his mother dies. After a series of misadventures, including some cruelty to animals, he's rescued from death by a dog and everyone lives happily ever after. Very nicely presented with Alice Havers contributing the chromolithographs and Ernest Wilson [EW] responsible for the monotints which appear on every page.The text is printed within a tan block on each page. Paper covered glazed boards with tan cloth backstrip. Illustrations on both boards with gilt decoration to upper. 255x190mm. 64pp. Corners worn; edges and top / tail of backstrip rubbed. Front & rear hinges cracked but binding holding. Contents clean. Unfortunately one of the original colour illustrations is missing and this has been replaced by a double sided facsimile replacement of the entire page. This is what makes the overall grading 'fair', othewise the contents is really Good Plus.

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CAPE TOWN DICKY or, Colonel Jack's Boy

Gift, Theo. [D. H. Bolger] illust: Havers, Alice & Wilson, Ernest

New York, NY: Geo. C. Whitney. FR/NO DUSTJACKET. ca. 1887. ........ Boards. 8vo., 64 pp., sewing loose, cover soiled, endpapers yellow, foxing, hinges worn, cover frayed, corners bumped, .

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Cape Town Dicky or Colonel Jack's Boy.

Gift, Theo.

London: Haldesheimer & Faulkner n.d but inscription dated 1887. 64pp. Pictorial paper covered boards marked and rubbed to edges, with small loss of surface to corners, and with cloth spine. Internally there is foxing to first and last 2 or 3 pages and a little sporadic foxing throughout. Previous owners inscription to top of first page dated 1887. Illustrated with full page colour pictures by Alice Havers and with mono tints in the text by Ernest Wilson.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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Cape Town Dicky or Colonel Jack's Boy.

Gift, Theo

London: Hildesheimer & Faulkner. Very Good Bright condition, slight edgewear slight dust soil. nd 1880's. 1st edition. Chromolithograph Illustrations by Alice Havers and Ernest Wilson. A very nice copy. .

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Cape Town Dicky, Or, Colonel Jack's Boy

Theo Gift

Hildesheimer & Faulkner, Undated. Hardback (No Dust Wrapper.). Poor. Boards heavily rubbed and now quite faded with some tiny (dart?) holes to the lower board. Shaken, with hinges weak and exposed in places. Heavy tanning to the first page of advertisements where the blank would be. Top corner of the 2nd leaf clipped. Pages lightly age-tanned with light scattered spotting throughout.. Pictorial boards. 10" x 7¾". | For more photos or information, use the «Ask Bookseller» button and I'll be pleased to help. The book is in stock and ships from the rustic nirvana of Peasedown St. John, near Bath, England from a long-established bookseller - guaranteed by my reputation and the UK Distance Selling Act. Remember! BUYING THIS BOOK means my Jack Russells get their supper! Condition ::

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Cape Town Dicky or Colonel Jack's Boy.

GIFT Theo 1847-1923

London & New York: Hildesheimer & Faulkner VG, 1st ed, c1887. In decorative card covers, corners and edges bumped and worn. Spine in brown cloth, no title. Internally, joint cracked, pencil name to fep, 64 pp, 16 full page colour chromo's, not dated but c1887. A lovely children's title. Boulger [née Havers], Dorothy Henrietta [pseud. Theo Gift], novelist, published two semi-autobiographical work, Lil Lorimer (1885), and Cape Town Dicky (1888), illustrated by her sister Alice, written for children and designed to teach a love of animals. See ODNB.

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Cape Town Dicky or Colonel Jack's Boy

Theo Gift

London. : Hildesheimer & Faulkner. Fair. Well worn but complete. Ownership inscription to front pastedown. Front joint cracked. Binding loose. . First printing. Undated, c.1887.. Hard. 4to. 10". . Fair. Illus. by Illustrated by Alice Havers. Monotints by Ernest Wilson. .

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Cape Town Dicky or Colonel Jack's Boy

Theo Gift

Hildesheimer & Faulkner, London, No date. Edition Unstated. Hardcover. Poor Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Alice Havers & Ernest Wilson. Illustrated. Size: 4to - over 9.75 - 12" tall. 64 pp. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding loose, with cracked hinges and front board and prelims beginning to detach from main body of book. A couple of pages are loose, and several are coming loose. Moderately foxed throughout. Occasional small tears to pages, not infringing upon text. Covers marked and worn. Corners bumped. Illustrator: Alice Havers & Ernest Wilson. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children; Fiction. Inventory No: 9115. .

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