Lovely Victorian Colour illustrated Children's Book (c.1875)

Aunt Louisa ie Laura B J Valentine

Aunt Louisa's Welcome Gift comprising John Bull's Farm Alphabet; Tabby's Tea Fight; Rover's Dinner Party; London Characters. With 24 pages of illustrations from original designs. Printed in colours by Kronheim.

Published: London: warne & Co. c1875

Date: c.1875

Large 4to; bottle green cloth cover with gold gilt lettering to upper panel and spine. Bright gold gilt illustration of cat on upper panel, and also black illustration and decoration. Spine ends rubbed, and cloth splitting a little at ends. No inscriptions. First couple of pages a little damaged at edge. One blank page looks as if it has had a mend.the colour in the pictures is still remarkably bright. Pages have occasional mark as the book has been used, but is still more than good for age.



Hardback cloth


Offered by Peakirk Books