ALL PICTURES: PICTURE PAGES FOR THE LITTLE ONES - c.1874
All Pictures: Picture Pages for The Little Ones
with designs by Oscar Pletch, M. Richter, &c.
A lovely picture book for the sensitive, poetically and artistically inclined child. Depicting in magnificent black & white drawings scenes of everyday life and joys, from preparing for school to playing in the fields or contemplating the moon before going to bed, this little volume will delight young boys and girls and teach them the beauty of life. Each drawing is complete and explained with a poetic descriptive text below. 192 pages. 6.75 x 8.5 inches.
Lavishly illustrated with nearly 200 designs by various artists. Catalogue of illustrated publications at end of volume.
Published by: T. Nelson & Sons, New York; S. W. Partridge & CO., London, c.1874.
Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD+ condition.
- Handsome colored covers are blind-tooled and have bright gilt as well as beautiful color illustration on center.
- Boards are mildly rubbed and display some more important edge wear from rubbing.
- Corners are bumped with considerable rubbing and exposed boards.
- Spine has gilt and blind-tooled black & white decoration.
- Spine ends are chipped and softened and spine piece displays mild overall rubbing.
- Binding is secure along gutter but fragile towards first pages from fore hinge that shows light cracking with a little play. (See photos)
- Pastedowns are well-preserved with minimal foxing on rear.
- Frontispiece is surrounded by some very minimal foxing that does not go into illustration.
- Interior is gently age-toned with very occasional and minor foxing or staining.
- Front ffep and half-title page display moderate age-toning as well as some foxing.
- Half-title page has shadow mark from dedication on front end paper.
- Dedication on front end paper. (See photos)
- Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
- Textblock edges are mildly age-toned.
- Upper edge of textblock is slightly darkened with a small stain near spine.
- Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.
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