By Various
London   Arthur reader
10.5" by 8" [3], ii-v, [2], 2-116pp
An illustrated limited edition work looking at the popular chapbooks of the Victorian era, illustrated with the original woodcuts throughout.
By Various

1890 Banbury Chap Books and Nursery Toy Books Literature

London   Arthur reader
10.5" by 8" [3], ii-v, [2], 2-116pp
An illustrated limited edition work looking at the popular chapbooks of the Victorian era, illustrated with the original woodcuts throughout.
£45.00
: 0.75kgs / : 772P40

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Description

Illustrated, Limited Edition, Publishers' Original Binding

A limited edition work, limited to five-hundred small paper copies, and fifty large paper copies. This is a small paper edition.

This work is a fascinating look at the popular chapbooks of the Victorian era, looking at the popular stories, and the development of the chapbook genre.

Chapbooks were popular small volumes for children, this volume looks at the most popular stories of the time, such as 'Jack the Giant Killer', 'Tom Thumb', 'Children in the Wood', and more.

Illustrated with a frontispiece, and many of the original chapbook woodcuts throughout yo almost every page.

Condition

In the original publisher's quarter cloth binding with paper to the boards. Externally, generally smart, with some discolouration and marks to the boards and spine. Light bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Prior owner's ink inscriptions to the front pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.

Very Good

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