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Little Workers

and

At The Seaside

By Anon

1886-88 - London - T Nelson and Sons

11.5 " by 8.5"; 8pp, 8pp, 8pp, 8pp; 8pp, 8pp, 8pp, 8pp


 

DETAILS

Two volumes of Children's stories.

Illustrated throughout, with four colour plates to each volume and several monochrome vignettes.

In original paper covered boards.

These two books are anthologies of shorter stories aimed at children. The story titles are 'The Little Cook', 'The Little Nurse', 'The Little Housemaid', 'The Little Table Maid', 'On the Beach', 'Sailing the Boat', 'The Shell Gatherers' and 'The First Bathe'. The tales are fictional with educational undertones and were created by the publishing company T Nelson and Sons.

Both The Little Workers and At the Seaside were first published a few years earlier in 1884.

CONDITION

In original paper covered boards. Externally, smart with slight rubbing to the spines and extremities. Loss to the head and tail of spines to both volumes. Some handling marks and small tidemarks to boards. Minor bumping to the extremities. Prior owner's signature to the recto of front endpaper to both volues, dated 1890. Front hinge to Little Workers is slightly strained but firm. Internally, both volumes are generally firmly bound. Some offsetting to endpapers and the odd spot throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD.


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