Old Fashioned Children's Books Andrew Tuer 1899
Offering this rare first edition book titled "Stories From Old-Fashioned Children's Books"; brought together and introduced to the reader by Andrew W. Tuer, F.S.A.; adorned with 250 amusing cuts (illustrations); published by The Leadenhall Prefs Ltd, 50 Leadenhall Street EC, London England; Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Blue cloth hardboards with impressed detailed lettering and decoration in gold gilt on front and spine. Near fine condition, no spine cracks, very minimal wear on spine edges and corners, no fading, one teeny bubble of cloth on back top area. Hand cut pages are hand tied, good condition, clean, no tears or scribbles; gold gilt on top page edges. Only imperfection is on the two pages where original silk book ribbon has set all these years, left a shadow stain in the inner margin. Original owner signed inside front cover. Spine is secure and straight. A beautiful 103 year old book filled with wonderful stories and illustrations, a must have for your collection!
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