Hardcover, rect. 8vo., pp14; 16; 16; 16, printed single side, no page 13 of the Cat & Mouse story, as published. Rear board and endpaper missing, front cover detached and rubbed but internally a good copy A book of moral tales. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : A Bushel of Merry-Thoughts Described and ...
Éditeur : London, Sampson Low Son and Marston, 1868
Description du livre Sampson Low Son, and marston, Milton House, Ludgate Hill. London, 1868. Half-Leather. État : Near Very Good. Busch, Wilhelm (illustrateur). First Edition. Contains 4 illustrated stories, mainly in the form of 2 large B&W illustrations per page with 2 lines of text beneath. Stories are: "The Fearful Tragedy of ICE-PETER"; "The Exciting Story of THE CAT AND MOUSE"; "The Disobedient Children Who Stole SUGAR BREAD", "The Terrible Punishment of THE NAUGHTY BOYS OF CORINTH." Brown Morocco Half-Leather Binding with Gilt Lettering and Decoration to spine. Dark Grey Imitation Leather Cloth covered Boards with Leather Corners. Each Story has it's own illustrated Title Page and Printed Title Page. Page 13 of the Cat and Mouse is Blank, it seems to be missing from the first edition. Landscape format book, 6 1/4" Tall x 10" Wide, 550g. Antique Bookplate on endpaper. Some fading to cloth towards foe edge (see photo). Hinges sound & Binding firm. No inscriptions. Some very light foxing to endpapers and some very small, light spots to title page. Only an occasional very light spot or little finger mark in fore margin. Nice, clean copy. N° de réf. du libraire 013361