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OUR PETS. 40 WOODEN PUZZLE BLOCKS IN THE ORIGINAL BOX WITH STORY BOOK CONTAINING GUIDES.
London Warne & Co circa 1903 - Circa 1903, dated from a copy of the book in the British Library. 2 layers of 20 wooden blocks, with coloured paper on top and bottom of each (not cubes), 57 x 55 x 12 mm (2¼ x 2 1/8 x 3/8 inches) which can be fitted together to form a total of 4 pictures, all of young children with pets: cats, dogs, a horse and a lamb. Booklet 29 x 23½ mm, 11½ x 9¼ inches, limp card covers, chromo picture to upper cover the same as the picture on the lid of the box: 4 children feed a goat and a white cat, 12 pages within plus text on insides of covers, 4 full page guide chromos plus black and white illustrations in the text. In the original sturdy polished wooden box with lid that slides off. Blocks in very good condition, covers of booklet slightly chipped along the edges, small graze affecting part of cat's head, spine with neat amateur repair, 1 chromo plate slightly damaged due to adhesion. One side of the box has had a small expert repair visible inside only, the lid is slightly pitted, lightly scratched and lightly soiled, a crack has also been expertly repaired on reverse. A very good example of a children's picture block puzzle. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.
      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
Last Found On: 2017-08-22           Check availability:      AbeBooks    

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