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Hardback, 280mm x 218mm decorated card boards over maroon cloth spine, black titles, first edition, 175pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Louis Wain. et al. Less than good/NoWrapper. Gift Inscription dated 1909. Old book is now tired; spine and boards bumped and grubby from handling, card edges and corners frayed; foxing to block edges and lightly around page edges throughout; title page frayed at edges, staining to rear inner board/final page, no markings save for gift inscription. Edwardian book of two frame stories for children, including many animal tales, mostly written by Turner, illustrated throughout with nine full-page plates including a colour frontispiece; also page illustrations including two by Louis Wain featuring cats, as one might expect. Catalogue: Childrens. Keywords: Wain, animal, Edwardian, cats This book may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website in order to ensure that it is fully covered for an appropriate amount of compensation in the event of loss in the post. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.
Title: Happy Hearts - A Picture Book for Boys and Girls including "The raft in the Bush" and "Chronicles of the Court"
Edition: first edition
Publisher: London, Ward, Lock: 1908
ISBN Number: 0
Binding: decorated card boards over maroon cloth spine
Book Condition: Less than good
Inscription: Gift Inscription dated 1909
Size: 280mm x 218mm
Packed weight (Approx. - KG): 1.04 Item
Seller ID: 16656