Pleasing Pastimes. Children's books.
Pleasing Pastimes.
Pleasing Pastimes.
Pleasing Pastimes.

Pleasing Pastimes.

London: Dean & Son, [1855]. With 22 hand-colored engravings of children at play. First and last leaves pasted down to insides of wrappers, as issued. Some toning to wrappers. Small piece missing from rear wrapper, just slightly touching the text of the ad. Some toning and dust-soiling throughout, as well as a previous owner’s scribbles (mostly in pencil, some in ink) on a few pages. Ink signature of “Master E.J. Hough” on first page. One page reinforced on blank recto. Still a good, bright copy of a fragile and scarce item. Original pictorial green paper wrappers, stitched, with publisher’s ad printed on rear wrapper. 6 inches by 9 inches. [8] ff., printed on one side only. Item #16823

Price: $500.00

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