London: Ward, Lock & Co., no date . [Children's Illustrated] FIRST THEAKER ILLUSTRATED EDITION. Octavo (21 x 16cm), pp.340 . With 48 colour plates illustrated by Theaker, including a frontispiece. Publisher's grey cloth with black titles and decoration to spine and upper, as well as an oval colour illustration laid over upper board. Colour-illustrated endpapers. A black ink gift inscription to half-title, dated 1940. Light to moderate spotting throughout, with heavy spotting to edges. Only very light wear to cloth. Very good. The classic children's tale, first published in 1863. Item #61878
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