JACKANAPES with illustrations by Randolph Caldecott. Bound with 14 other titles by and 1 about the author.
London.Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. George Bell & Sons. [1884-1886]. Four volumes containing 15 titles by and 1 about the author. Bound by Zaehsndorf in half morocco gilt, over marbled boards. Quarto. Top edges gilt. Volume 1 contains: JULIANA HORATIA EWING and her books, by Horatia K. F. Gatty. 1885; JACKANAPES with Illustrations by Randolph Caldecott. 1884; DADDY DARWIN'S DOVECOTE. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott. No date; THE STORY OF A SHORT LIFE. Illustrated by Gordon Browne. No date; LOB LIE-BY-THE-FIRE. illustrated by Randolph Caldecott. No date. Each has its original upper wrapper bound in. All are first or early editions issued by the S.P.C.K. Volume II contains: A FLAT IRON FOR A FARTHING. Illustrated by Mrs Allingham. New edition. 1886; SIX TO SIXTEEN. Illustrated by Mrs. Allingham. New edition; WE AND THE WORLD: A Book for Boys. New Edition. 1886. MRS OVERTHEWAY'S REMEMBRANCES. Illustrated by J.A. Pasquier and J. Wolf. New edition. 1886. Each title is issued by George Bell and Sons. Volume III contains: JAN OF THE WINDMILL. A Story of the Plains. No date (1885); THE BROWNIES and Other Tales. 1886; MELCHIOR'S DREAM and other Tales. Illustrated by Gordon Browne. New Edition. 1886. All titles issued by George Bell and Sons. Volume IV contains: OLD-FASHIONED FAIRY TALES. With a coloured cover by R. Andre, twelve original designs by A.W. Bayes and Gordon Browne, and other illustrations. S.P.C.K. First edition. Original upper pictorial cover bound in. A good representative group from this author, finely bound. |Neat ownership inscriptions dated 1886 to front free endpapers.