Madam How And Lady Why

Or, First Lesson In The Earth's Lore For Children

Publisher bell & daldy
Year 1870
Edition 1st
Pages 350
Binding Hardcover
Condition Fair
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BELL AND DALDY, London - 1870. Decorated green textured covers with title boxes decorated in gilt with bright black lettering, missing binding with covers all but detached. Solid text block. Dark green endpapers, faint damp stain along binding for few pages. All page edges bright gilt. Increasingly scarce title. Madam How and Lady Why : or, First Lesson in the Earth's Lore for Children. By The Rev. Charles Kingsley, M.A., Author of "The Water Babies," etc. With numerous wood-engraved illustrations in text by the Brothers Dalziel; integral advertisement leaf at end; pp.[xvi]+350+[ii]; One of Kingsley's more difficult titles. Unique design of the front cover, involving a series of horizontal panels, is unusual. 350 + 2 pages ads.