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Dickydidos - The Story of Two Little People and a Dog, Will Kidd
Author Name:    Will Kidd

Title:   Dickydidos - The Story of Two Little People and a Dog

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Very Good

Edition:   First Edition

Publisher:   London Grant Richards 1903

Illustrator:   Will Kidd

Seller ID:   000171

22 full page chromolithograph plates plus chromo frontispiece. Exceptional illustrations and an extremely rare children's book. Plates are very large, folio (c, 32 x 25 cm.) in a clear, almost naive style. Chromolithography by Thos. N. Storer, Nottingham. Kidd was an artist at the beginning of the 20th century but he was not that prolific - the British Library only has three books illustrated by him. 94 pages - layout with plate facing text and then blank pages in between. Specific condition: Binding: The spine has been replaced with a new backstrip and the original end papers largely retained. Corners worn and paper cover has been rubbed off in two places on rear cover. Generally grubby on the outside. Interior: A few minor tears repaired with archival tape and the occasional grubby mark, othewise very good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

CHROMOLITHOGRAPH, THOS. N. STORER, NOTTINGHAM, CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED, ANTIQUARIAN,



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