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1 Tuer, Andrew W.; PAGES AND PICTURES FROM FORGOTTEN CHILDREN'S BOOKS, Brought Together and Introduced to the Reader By...
London, The Leadenhall Press, Ltd. First Edition, Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
blue, pict. cloth, gilt spine, 1898-9, pp., 510, (19), (3) pp., ( publisher's catalogue), t.e.g., illustrated, frontis., 400 text illustrations, title page illustration, spine lightly faded, wear at spine ends with small tears, light wear to corners, light foxing to endpapers, front hinge starting, front cover gilt, pictorial illustration is bright, sharp,Tipped-in engraved card on front free endpaper stating that this is the first edition and requesting anyone to bring to Mr Tuer's attention any early juvenile that may have escaped his notice,especially those with quaint and amusing illustrations. Also, a tipped-in notice on same endpaper, stating that"There are one hundred and twelve (only) large paper copies of 'Forgotten Children's Books' on thicker and finer paper, numbered and signed , at one guinea net" Tipped-in example of Holland paper. A fine example of Leadenhall's excellent press work and a very informatiive reference for anyone interested in early children's books and their illustration 
Price: 125.00 USD
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