THREE BEARS PICTURE BOOK Colour plates Walter Crane 4 titles in 1 Toy Books

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  • Sold Date: Mar 05, 2012
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THREE BEARS PICTURE BOOK Colour plates Walter Crane 4 titles in 1 Toy Books
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The Three Bears' Picture Book.

Compilation of four of Walter Crane's Toy books - The Three Bears; Adventures of Puffy; Cinderella; Valentine and Orson.

Illustrated in colour by Walter Crane.

Published in London by George Routledge and Sons. Not dated but I have been unable to locate a copy later than 1870s.

9.5ins by 7ins.

32pp of pictures with short text and a colour illustration by Walter Crane on each page, printed by Edmund Evans.

No separate title pages were included, just an overall one at the front.

Pages 1 and 2 of the first story have some damage in lower half of pages with a little surface loss. Scattered spots of foxing, particularly in first few pages. Hinges a little loose but still holding.

Original brown boards lettered and with design in grey/white are somewhat rubbed and with surface loss, mainly on spine.

UK 2nd class recorded is �3.38

Airmail Signed for to Europe is �8.71; to USA, Canada, Australia, Japan is �11.48

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