A PRETTY BOOK OF PICTURES for the Little Masters and Misses, or, Tommy Trip's History of Beasts and Birds With a Familiar Description of Each in Verse and Prose. To which is prefix'd, The History of Little TOM TRIP Himself, of his Dog JOULER, and of WOGLOG the great Giant. Written by Oliver Goldsmith for John Newbery, “the Philanthropic Bookseller of St. Paul’s Church yard.” The fifteenth edition. Embellished with Charming Engravings of Wood from the Original Blocks engraved by Thomas Bewick, for T. Saint of Newcastle in 1779. With the History, Adventures and Seclusion of the said Blocks for nearly 100 Years set forth in a Preface by the publishers.
London: Printed for, and published by, Edwin Pearson, 1867. xvi, 124 pages. Illustrated with seventy-seven mounted wood-engravings. Bound in recent quarter morocco gilt over marbled paper-covered boards. 220 x 175 mm. One of a limited edition of 250 copies. Some very occasional light patches of foxing; else a very good and handsome copy