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Book Description

Petsetilla’s Posy A Fairy Tale by Tom Hood illustrated by F Barnard 1st ed [1870] A fantasy story. Has 50 illustrations by F Barnard, engraved by the Brothers Dalziel. 156 pages plus 2 pages of publishers adverts, all edges nice bright gilt. Grey endpapers, cracked at front hinge but binding firm. About a dozen pages have some tan marks [see photo] and a similar number of pages have corners turned down. 185 x 140 mm [approx 7 ¼” x 5 ½”] orange cloth titled and decorated in gilt and black; some marks on rear cover, edges a little rubbed and minor wear to spine ends and corner tips, bright and attractive, bound by Leighton Son & Hodge. London, George Routledge & Sons 1st edition [1870] [British Library catalogue]
Dealer Notes
Binding by Leighton Son & Hodge, illustrations engraved by the Brothers Dalziel
Author Tom Hood
Date 1870
Binding Gilt decorated cloth
Publisher George Routledge & Sons
Illustrator F Barnard
Condition VG
Pages 156

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