1912 Mrs Leicester's School
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Colour Plates, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
A charming collection of stories for children in which a schoolteacher encourages her young students to share stories of their lives and families. Including ten stories: 'The Sailor Uncle', 'The Farmhouse', 'The Changeling', 'The Father's Wedding-Day', 'The Young Mahometan', 'Visit to the Cousins', 'The Witch Aunt', 'The Merchant's Daughter', 'First Going to Church', and 'The Sea Voyage'.
The first thus edition of this work.
Written by Charles and Mary Lamb, and illustrated by Winifred Green.
Illustrated with a vignette title page, nineteen plates in colour, and numerous in-text illustrations.
Containing a previous owner's ink inscription to the front free-endpaper, dated 1942.
In the publisher's original pictorial paper covered boards. Externally, generally sound, with some sunning and age-toning to the boards. Some loss to the tail of the spine, and a few marks to the boards. Containing a previous owner's ink inscription to the front free-endpaper, dated 1942. Internally, firmly bound. Instances of light spotting to the pages, which are otherwise generally clean.
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