The Royal Nursery Keepsake. 96 Color Plates [19th Century Children's Books'

By: Not Attributed

Price: $352.50

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Color Illustrations; [c. 1860s-70s]. 96 lithographed page plates printed by Kronheim for 4 alphabets. Beginning with Division I: The Royal alphabet with a letter for each monarch or important royal event, the Alexandra Alphabet for the Princess of Wales, Edith's ABC's (mostly animals) and Aunt Easy's ABC of assorted objects. [104] single-sided leaves. 12mo. Red cloth with black designs, pictorial front cover showing Queen Victoria in widow's weeds, yellow coated eps. Very good, slight wear at corners, contents leaf loose, marginal stains to a few plates. Childlike blue sketch on verso of 26th plate (coinciding with its image). Markings to page of text adjacent to 81st plate. Plates are in full color and strikingly vivid. A quite scarce children's book with nice illustrations to recommend it. Worldcat locates just a single copy and that a poor one. Ht 17cm.

Title: The Royal Nursery Keepsake. 96 Color Plates [19th Century Children's Books'

Author Name: Not Attributed

Categories: Color Plates,

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Col: c1865

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 37394