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Upton, Bertha
THE GOLLIWOGG'S DESERT-ISLAND
Longmans, Green & Co., London; New York; Bombay, 1906. (Upton, Florence K.) illustrator. THE GOLLIWOGG'S DESERT-ISLAND; by Florence K. Upton; verses by Bertha Upton. London; New York; Bombay: Longmans, Green & Co., [1906]. FIRST EDITION. Oblong 4to - 8-5/8" x 11-1/4". Scarlet cloth backed color pictorial glazed paper covered boards with only minute scattered touches of rubbing or wear for what is a beautiful superior copy of the book. Swan motif endpapers with darkening to FFEP and RFEP. 64 pp. Gift inscription dated Dec. 06 to head of title page. The book, written in verse by Bertha Upton, sees Golliwogg dream of being a castaway just like Robinson Crusoe when lo and behold, a storm comes and Golliwogg's wish comes true; illustrated by Florence K. Upton, Bertha's daughter, with thirty-one wonderful full page chromolithographs, plus numerous sepia drawings within text; save for a few scattered spots, internally the book is pristine. The condition of the book is NEAR FINE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers [Houston, TX, U.S.A.]
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