Book Description

First ed. 8vo. (approx. 160 x 110mm). 12 fine coloured lithograph plates by Dickes, unbound as issued in original white paper sleeve printed in gold.
Dealer Notes
William Dickes (1815-1892) was a licensee of the Baxter colour process, and the present set of ‘reward cards’ were printed by him for distribution at Sunday Schools and the like. Some of the images also appeared in 1868-9 as frontispieces in Jarrold & Sons’ series with titles beginning A Book for the Household ... The plates are titled: Evening; The sailor's return; The kind servant; The country walk; Monday morning; Temptation; The wedding day; "Fresh water-cress-e-s!"; Saturday night; Sunday morning; Industry; "I'm hungry ...".
Author [Dickes, William.]
Date n.d. c. 1869
Binding Original sleeve
Publisher London: Jarrold & Sons
Illustrator William Dickes
Condition Very good
Pages 12 leaves

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