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LONDON SIGHTS FOR LITTLE FOLKS. (Cover title: Town sights for little folks).
London, Charles Tilt, Fleet Street, circa 1838. In the Tilt's Hand-books for Children series, printed by C. Whittingham. Circa 1838, miniature book approximately 78 x 62 mm, 3 1/16 x 2 7/16 inches (cover size), frontispiece of the Lord Mayor's coach, vignette on title page and 46 full page illustrations, printed 1 side only, pages: vii, 8-191, (1) - publisher's advert listing the first 8 titles in this series, ours being the last. Bound in the original publisher's maroon fine grained blind stamped cloth, decorative gilt frame to upper cover containing gilt title, gilt floral decoration to spine with gilt title, all edges gilt, pale yellow endpapers. Spine faded, gilt bright, pinhead ink spot at top of upper cover, neat name on front pastedown. A very good clean tight copy. Many trades and street vendors are illustrated plus sights and buldings, festivals, traditional activities, entertainments, zoological gardens, British Museum, the Diving Bell etc. Welsh, A Bibliography of Miniature Books No. 4699; Osborne I, 186; Bondy, Miniature Books page 66-67. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.
      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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