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THE GAMES BOOK FOR BOYS AND GIRLS.  A Volume of Old and New Pastimes with Original Illustrations. by Anonymous.: - Signed First Edition - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 33002)

THE GAMES BOOK FOR BOYS AND GIRLS. A Volume of Old and New Pastimes with Original Illustrations.

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THE GAMES BOOK FOR BOYS AND GIRLS. A Volume of Old and New Pastimes with Original Illustrations.

by Anonymous.:

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  • hardcover
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  • First
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London, Ernest Nister, No. 876, printed in Bavaria, (1897).. FIRST EDITION circa 1897 (date from Bodleian Library), 4to, 235 x 180 mm, 9¼ x 7 inches, pretty chromolithograph frontispiece showing children playing Blind Man's Buff, numerous black and white illustrations, some full page, a small one of cats by Louis Wain, some by William Foster, many by Evelyn Stuart Hardy, some signed A.D. and many unsigned. Victorian children's pastimes: indoor games, tricks and puzzles, outdoor games, occupations, collections, and the care of pets. In the original publisher's dark green cloth lettered gilt on upper cover and spine, bevelled edges, large coloured illustration to upper cover of a girl playing Blind Man's Buff, a gold chain and pendant round her neck, all edges gilt, 192 pages. Gilt on spine no longer visible, spine slightly wrinkled, slightly rubbed at head and tail of spine with minute nicks, corners very slightly rubbed, no inscriptions, contents very clean. A very good plus copy. Reissued in 1906 as an 8vo. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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Bookseller
Roger Middleton GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
33002
Title
THE GAMES BOOK FOR BOYS AND GIRLS. A Volume of Old and New Pastimes with Original Illustrations.
Author
Anonymous.:
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
London, Ernest Nister, No. 876, printed in Bavaria, (1897).
Keywords
victorian children's games pastimes illustrated tricks puzzles Louis Wain Ernest Nister

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Roger Middleton

We have been established booksellers for 42 years. We are a postal business only (strictly no callers). We are long-standing members of the P.B.F.A. the largest trade association for antiquarian booksellers in the UK. We wrap all our parcels in new materials and all our books are insured at our expense. Books may be returned if wrongly described, all costs will be met by us. ****PLEASE NOTE: POSTAGE WILL BE CHARGED AT COST, MEANING THAT POSTAGE WILL BE REDUCED ON PARCELS WEIGHING UNDER 1 KILO, AND IT WILL BE INCREASED ON MOST PARCELS WEIGHING MORE THAN 1 KILO****

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