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1 Clayton, Jacqueline The Matilda Book
Nelson 1914 First Edition Decorative Cloth Very Good Wood, Elsie Anna 
Contains 12 full page colour plates plus black and white illustrations on other pages. The story is written in verse about a little girl (Matilda) who goes to the country side for the summer to visit relatives. This book is beautifully illustrated by Elsie Anna Wood and the colours are very bright and clear. The book is arranged with each page of verse having a plate facing it, with double blank pages between them. The paper is a nice quality, slightly glossy. The cover has a 13 th illustration pasted down on the beige coloured cloth. This was one of a series of books in verse by Nelson that were mainly illustrated by Anne Anderson and all have the same type of cover. The other titles include The Rosie Posie Book, The Maisie Daisie Book, The Busy Bee Book and The Gillyflower Book. Condition: Binding: The binding is nice and tight and the beige boards are remarkably clean with just a few marks along the edge of the spine. Interior: Personal inscription (1915); a very clean and unmarked interior. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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