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Our Nurse's Picture Book.  Containing The Babes in the Wood, Jack and the Bean Stalk, Tom Thumb, and Puss in Boots with Twenty-four Pages of Illustrations. by (Various Authors) - Hardcover - from Old Bookshelf and Biblio.co.uk

Our Nurse's Picture Book. Containing The Babes in the Wood, Jack and the Bean Stalk, Tom Thumb, and Puss in Boots with Twenty-four Pages of Illustrations.

by (Various Authors)

Condition: Good


London: George Routledge and Sons Nd. but circa 1880s. Unpaginated but each story individually page-numbered. Blue cloth, gilt lettering to cover and spine and gilt Puss In Boots illustration on cover, black decoration. Wear to spine ends and corners, spine and portions of covers darkened, rear cover partly stained. Contents toned, endpapers foxed, some offsetting of chromolithographs to opposite blank pages, not affecting any text, pencilled inscription on front free endpaper. Full page chromolithographs by Kronheim & Co. of London are clean, unblemished, and very bright. The interior of this book is well preserved and the binding is sound.. Hard Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


  • Bookseller: Old Bookshelf US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000672
  • Title: Our Nurse's Picture Book. Containing The Babes in the Wood, Jack and the Bean Stalk, Tom Thumb, and Puss in Boots with Twenty-four Pages of Illustrations.
  • Author: (Various Authors)
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: George Routledge and Sons
  • Place: London
  • Keywords: Fairy Tales" Color Juvenile Cats Feline
  • Bookseller catalogs: Color Plates; Children's;
  • Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall


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