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

By: Not Attributed

Price: $352.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Col: c1865

Seller ID: 37394

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 ... View more info