The Child and his Book. Some Account of the History and Progress of Children's Literature in England

Price: 48.00 GBP

London: Wells Gardner, Darton and Co., 1891, [Book history] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (21 x 15cm), pp.vi; 356. Publisher's green cloth lettered in gilt to spine and upper board, black and white illustration to upper board, pictorial frontispiece with protective tissue, numerous in-text illustrations. Textblock slightly toned, small marginal tear to p.154, ownership inscription to flyleaf, some toning to edges. Spine ends pushed, corners bumped, small mark to spine. Very good. The author, Louise Frances Story, writing as Mrs E.M. Field, and in this book provides a study of children's literature in England.


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