(Johnson, Richard.)

THE TOY – SHOP; or, Sentimental Preceptor. Containing Some Choice Trifles, for the Instruction and Amusement of every Little Miss and Master. Embellished with Cuts. (Price Six-pence.) 1787.
Author (Johnson, Richard.)
Title THE TOY – SHOP; or, Sentimental Preceptor. Containing Some Choice Trifles, for the Instruction and Amusement of every Little Miss and Master. Embellished with Cuts. (Price Six-pence.)
Published London. E. Newbery. No date [circa 1787].
Stock Code 12103
Description Engraved frontispiece and 13 woodcuts in the text. 127 pages [part of page 121 – page 127 Newbery booklist]. Original Dutch floral boards. 10.5 x 8cm. Circular book label of Crockett's Library to the front board. Frontispiece and first two cuts nicely coloured by a former child owner; front free endpaper replaced; else a very good and clean copy of this sought after Newbery title. Contained in a morocco-backed folding box. Roscoe J357(2). Probably the first edition .
£2950.00