Edgeworth, Maria; Edited By Louey Chisholm
Title: Simple Susan
Book Condition: Good
Publisher: London and Edinburgh T. C. & E. C. Jack
Illustrator: Olive Allen
Seller ID: 000550
 Contains 8 full colour plates including frontispiece (the Nelson published editions only contained 4 plates). The illustrations are nicely commissioned, of children in Regency style clothing and several of them being presented within an Art Nouveau inspired floral frame. The story presented here posthumously, was originally published in 1846. Part of the 'Grandmother's Favourites' series, edited by Amy Steedman, which intended to re-issue out of date children's stories to a new audience by re-presenting and illustrating them, hence the series title. 111pages. Specific condition: Binding: The backstrip is chipped away down one edge and at the ends; corners worn. Interior: Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED, SUSAN, PERIOD COSTUME, GRANDMOTHER'S FAVOURITES,