This small, quaint children's book of short stories has an etching illustrating each page and story. It is: The Picture Gift Series: Wee Bits of Stories for Good Wee Boys & Girls. Authors: W.S. Coleman; Thomas Nelson & Sons; S.W. Partridge & Co, London, England. Published in 1890 NY - Thomas Nelson & Sons......London, England - S.W. Partridge & Co.
Condition: Inside pages are intact & attached to spine. Foxing throughout.
Outside: front and back boards present. Front illustration can be discerned, but is worn. Corners are soft.
The blue cloth tape spine is beginning to crack and beginning to separate from pages.
This book is charming. A few of the etchings are signed, most are not, all are in good shape. The book measures 5.5 inches x 3.75 inches.
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He says "why?" she says " why not."
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