1903 World's Children
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Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, Limited Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, Signed
A limited edition, an edition de luxe of five hundred copies, of which this is numbered three-hundred and two.
Signed by Mortimer Menpes to the limitation page.
A charming look at the children of the world and how they vary from one another, both in appearance and culture. This volume looks at twenty-five countries from across the globe, including England, Australia, America, Romania, Russia, Japan, Mexico, and Italy.
Illustrated with a colour frontispiece, and ninety-nine colour plates.
Text by Dorothy Menpes, illustrated by Mortimer Menpes.
In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, generally smart. Light marks to the boards and spine. Decoration to the spine and front board is rubbed with some fading. Minor bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Marks are a little heavier to the rear board. Blind stamp to the rear endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with some scattered spots, mostly to the first and last few pages.
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