London: Sampson Low, Son & Marston, 1865. Title and 15 leaves of text, all printed on rectos only; illustrated with fifteen colour plates printed by W. Dickes. Original blue decorative cloth gilt. Quarto. Patch of damp-staining on front cover, and just a small patch in the gutter of the inner front joint; bookplate; else but a very good copy. 'Child's Play' was first published with black & white plates in 1852.