A SHORT HISTORY OF BIRDS AND BEASTS, For the Amusement and Instruction of Children. Adorned with Cuts.
Wellington, Salop: F. Houlston and Son. Price One penny. 24 pages, the first and last being blanks pasted to the wrappers. Illustrated with a hand-coloured pastedown frontispiece and 12 other hand-coloured woodcuts and some tailpieces, as issued. Original wrappers. 99 x 65 mm. All edges gilt. Resewn and expertly re-backed at some time; else an excellent ‘de-luxe’ copy of this chapbook issued with the cuts coloured by hand and the edges gilded.