Bookstore

Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
Advanced Search
 
Browse Catalogues
Children's Illustrated
Children's: Aviation
Children's: Czech
Children's: Dutch
Children's: French
Children's: German
General Illustrated
Cookery
Poetry
Travel/Geography/Nature
Puzzles
Recent Acquisitions
Pop-up / Movable

View Other Categories
 
Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
 

 Some interesting selections for you to browse:

 Books with Fairies 

   

Alice in Wonderland Books

 

  Louis Wain illustrations [cats!]


   Chromolithograph illustrations

 Disney

 Books featuring dogs

 Ernest Nister books

 
 
 
       Tell a Friend
  • The Wonder Book of Animals for Boys and Girls
  • The Wonder Book of Animals for Boys and Girls
  • The Wonder Book of Animals for Boys and Girls
Title:   The Wonder Book of Animals for Boys and Girls

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Good +

Jacket Condition:   fair Jacket

Publisher:   London and Melbourne Ward, Lock and Co. Limited [1939]

Illustrator:   Ernest Aris, Dorothy Bishop et al

Seller ID:   0001093

With 8 colour plates and nearly 300 other illustrations this is a nicely presented volume. The animals covered range from dogs, birds, fish to wild animals. Some of the illustrations come from photos and in addition there are drawings by Ernest Aris, Dorothy Bishop and Frank M. Williamson. Ward Lock published Wonder Books from 1905 right through until the 1960's. There were general picture annuals as well as specialist volumes such as this one. They are generally characterised by the profuse illustrations contained within and the gold rear board. This volume has end paper illustrations by Thomas Maybank (1869-1929). Maybank illustrated many of the books in the ‘wonder-book’ series and is perhaps best known as an illustrator for the humorous and satirical magazine Punch. This still has the rather hard to find dustjacket. 256pp. 25x19 cm. Pictorial paper covered boards over red cloth backstrip. Dustjacket has various chips and some loss to spine and front corner. Edges worn. Backstrip bumped and stain to lower part. Some browning to endpapers.

COLOUR PLATES, CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED, ernest aris, dogs, elephants, pandas, lions, animals, birds, fish, thomas maybank, dorothy bishop



Price = 37.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@TheLittleBookStore.co.uk
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie