Mounted picture toy book : comprising, Nursery rhyme alphabet, Nursery numbers, The tiny tea party, The book of trades ; with thirty-two pages of illustrations, printed in colours.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London : Frederick Warne & Co. ; New York : Scribner, Welford and Armstrong, [between 1872 and 1878]
Description
[2], [2], 8, [1], [2], 8, [1], [2], 8, [1] leaves ; col. ill. (chromolithographs) ; 25 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Illustrator
Binder
Publisher
Rare books genre
Series
Warne's mounted picture toy books
Notes
  • Dated from years Scribner, Welford & Armstrong published under that imprint.
  • Mounted on linen.
  • Printed on one side only.
  • 4 titles, bound together in this ed. with collective t.p. and individual half-titles; each also issued separately as part of Warne's Excelsior Toy Book series.
  • Each title with text on second and last leaves with 8 leaves of chromolithographs in between.
  • Nursery Rhyme Alphabet is not the same as Ward, Lock, and Tyler's "Nursery Rhymes Alphabet" (cf. Cotsen 28712).
  • Some plates in Book of Trades signed with stylized "MB" (i.e. Barstow?), and plates in Tiny Tea Party signed "WLG" or WG" (?).
  • Cotsen copy: W. (i.e. William) Greening, binder, 183 Fleet Street"--Edition binder's ticket on rear pastedown.
Binding note
Pub. green bds., black- and gilt-stamped on upper cover with title and pictorial design, gilt-stamped on spine with title, and blind-stamped on lower cover with decorative Warne monogram; all edges gilt; pale yellow endpapers.
Contents
Nursery rhyme alphabet -- Nursery numbers -- The tiny tea party -- The book of trades.
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
Other title(s)
  • Warne's mounted picture toy book
  • Tiny tea party.
  • Book of trades.
OCLC
177773537
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