Our Children's Pets.

A collection of short stories and poems about household and farm pets, with numerous etchings both full paged and in text by Harrison Weir, J. A. Fitzgerald, J. Foster, A. Knight, J. Johnston. A splendid robin! Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD



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Our Children's Pets.
London: S. W. Partridge, 9, Paternoster Row, (1866?: 1865 dated drawings - 1869 inscription), 2nd edition, first or early printing, printed by George Watson; Red blindstamped cloth boards with laid in and gilt framed plate of singing English robin in foliage, each endpaper has engraved border and four publications listed, 7x8.5; 160 pp plus 8 pp cat.
Juvenile hardback.
CONDITION: Good; faint 1869 owner inscription, plate very deeply coloured and bright, bottom edges and corners of boards rubbed, crack and tiny hole along spine; pale blue watercolour stains(?) near margins of front boards; very light foxing throughout.
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