First edition. Hardback. Rubbing to illustrated boards, contents slightly age-toned with a couple of pages loose, fair complete copy. Gift inscription to endpaper. No dust jacket. No date, c.1899. Codice inventario libreria
Titolo: The Animals Trip to the Sea: Being a True ...
Casa editrice: Ernest Nister, London, 1899
Descrizione libro Ernest Nister & E. P. Dutton,, London & New York, 1906. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; Oblong 8vo HC in cloth backed, color lithographed pictorial boards. Sound decent copy of the smaller format octova reissued about 1906. Christmas gift inscription dated 1906 on the verso of the floral endpage appears to confirm this presumption. Illustrated with six vibrant color lithograph pages, including a doublepaged plate at center. Other b&w illustrations in the text, one of which is defaced with a child's hand coloring. Center sheet color plate has some stress along the center fold with archival strenthening added by the prior (collector) owner. Light rubbing to paper boards at edges; mild soiling and surface scars to rear board. Spine unlettered, as issued. Sound and reasonably well preserved copy. G++. Codice libro della libreria 19416