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Title:   The Child's Companion and Juvenile Instructor 1862

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Very Good

Edition:   First edition

Publisher:    The Religious Tract Society 1862

Illustrator:   Kronheim prints

Seller ID:   0001245

A selection of short tales and poems for Victorian children. Issued as an annual, this particular edition is in the small format - in 1868-9 the size was increased from 12 mo to 8 vo. Contains two colour Kronheim engravings, printed no doubt using the Baxter process with zinc blocks. In addition there are several monochrome full and part page illustrations. Half leather binding in dark brown with gilt lettering to spine with marbled papers. Plain endpapers. 15x9.5 cm.. 380pp. Corners, top/tail and edges worn. Small loss of leather from bottom of backstrip and small surface tear to top of marbled upper board. Binding tight. from Otto

victorian, chromolitograph, children's illustrated, engravings, RTS, Kronheim plates, Baxter process

Price = 65.00 GBP
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