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Picture books: 11 books bound together including ABC animals and birds, Little Red Riding-Hood & the wicked wolf; Four footed friends; Aunt Louisa's country pets; Puss in Boots; Warne's picture puzzle toy books - the house we live in and and holiday fun
Ward Lock. Good. 1870. First Edition. Hardcover. Larger format hardback bound in green cloth with gilt titles, cloth is rubbed, worn at edges and has pale patches on the rear board. Some pages have been neatly repaired. Unpaginated, colour chromolithographs engraved by the Leighton Brothers and printed by Kronheim. ABC - card covers, plus 24 pictures on plates, 3 pages text, some pages chipped and titles of lower plates cut off before binding. Red Riding-Hood - no covers, 6 full page plates and 6 pages text. Four footed - no covers, 6 full page plates and 6 pages text. Country Pets - published by Warne in London Toy Books series, card covers, 6 full page plates and 6 pages text. Puss - published by Routledge, card covers, 6 full page plates and 6 pages text. House - published by Warne, card covers, 5 completed full page plates and 2 pages text. Little Dog Trusty - published by Routledge, card covers, gift inscription dated 1870, 6 full page plates and 6 pages text. By the seaside - no covers, childish drawing on a blank page, 11 pictures on plates, 6 pages text. Nursery Rhymes - no covers, rhyme no IV is missing (not bound in) so 5 full page plates and 5 pages text. Holiday fun - published by Warne, card covers, 5 completed full page plates and instructions. Nursery Rhymes - no covers, short rhymes 16 pictures on plates and 3 pages text. Home and field animals - published by Ward Lock, and like the first section, a Warwick House Toy Book, card covers, 4 full page colour plates, 1 full page black and white drawings of 10 dog breeds and black and white drawings in text. These are named whereas none of the colour plates are. Artists are C. A. Ferrier, T. Bolton & T. W. Wood. Undated but for the one inscription .
      [Bookseller: Aucott & Thomas]
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