Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales George Routledge and Sons Ltd
Rare undated circa 1890 full colored cloth bound Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes and fairy tales with ten full page colored plates and four hundred and twenty four wood cuts by Sir John Gilbert, R.A., John Tenniel, Harrison Weir, Walter Crane, W. McConnell, J. B. Zwecker and others. Publisher is George Routledge and Sons, Limited New York: 9 Lafayette Place. Offices in London, Glasgow and Manchester.
Page 162 has the calling card for the Mom of the original owner. Page 177 to 193 have binding showing and is a week section in the binding. Page 234 bottom 1" is folded up and away from the binding - it looks like a issue at binding. Page 12 in the second part of the book has an old printed Poem slip Hector by B.D. Hitz. Page 106 in the second part of the book has a longer printed poem paper The Stately Pine of the Forest by Benjamin Hitz, Page 107 has small 1/2" approx tear. Page 113 small approx 1/2" tear at top, 1" tear on side and 1/8" tear on bottom. Page 155 large 3 1/2" tear from top. May be other pages with tiny tears I missed, but I did try to catch them all.
Jacket: N/A or None
Pages: Fair to Good
Notable issues: Covers show shelf wear, edge wear, minor chipping at the corners. Spine shows darkening, spotting, chipping along the edges, Binding is fully intact but shows wear and netting showing. Pages for the most part are in very good condition with minor tanning and foxing. Biggest issue were the damaged pages.
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This item condition is overall good antique condition.
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