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  • At Great-Aunt Martha's, Ainslie, Kathleen
  • At Great-Aunt Martha's, Ainslie, Kathleen
  • At Great-Aunt Martha's, Ainslie, Kathleen
  • At Great-Aunt Martha's, Ainslie, Kathleen
Author Name:    Ainslie, Kathleen

Title:   At Great-Aunt Martha's

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Very Good +

Jacket Condition:   good Jacket

Edition:   First edition

Publisher:   London Castell Brothers Ltd. 1905

Illustrator:   Kathleen Ainslee

Seller ID:   000901

Charmingly illustrated and very rare original edition. Beautifully presented with a full page illustration opposite a page of hand scribed text, with 16 full page chromolithographs in total. The naively drawn figures are full of character and quite humourous. Ainslie's illustrations of these brightly coloured Dutch peg doll characters have taken their influence from Florence Upton's Dutch Doll book, which pre-dated this work by 10 years. 34 pp. 15x23 cm. There is some loss to the rear corners of the dust jacket with chips to the edges. There are some mild streaks to the off white lower board. The illustrative end papers have been coloured in. The interior of the book is really very good - clean, bright and very fresh.

dutch peg dolls, chromolithograph, Florence Upton,



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