Golden Days of Childhood Picture Book (cover title): containing: Golden Days of Childhood, Little Dog Tray, The Fancy-Dress Costume Ball, and The Story of the White Cats of York (by Aunt Annie). Illustrated in Chromo colours.
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Golden Days of Childhood Picture Book (cover title): containing: Golden Days of Childhood, Little Dog Tray, The Fancy-Dress Costume Ball, and The Story of the White Cats of York (by Aunt Annie). Illustrated in Chromo colours.

London: Dean & Son (plates by Emrick & Binger, Haarlem) [c.1879]. Presumed first edition thus. [ii], 16pp + 6 plates, 16pp + 6 plates, 16pp + 4 plates, 16pp + 5 plates: three short of the six plates per story called for. Contents very clean and bright, with neat repair to edges of one plate. A compilation of titles of which at least three were published in the Royal Series of Picture Books in 1879. 1881 gift inscription to the reverse of the front free endpaper. A4 size, 30x21cms, with the original yellow endpapers, in the green ornate cloth binding done in gilt and black, with slight blunting to corners and ends: beautiful bright copy. Very Good+.
[Item ID: 18794120]

180.00

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