"The Young Driver -- Small Stories For Small People - Good Times With The Children and Their Pets With Many Pleasing Illustrations" was published by W B Conkey and copyrighted 1899.
This adorable antique child's book has amazing full color illustrations throughout as well as lovely engravings and engraved borders on every page. This highly collectible, antique book contains stories and poems to delight every age.
The Song Of The Birds
The Little Cavalier
The Gingerbread Cat
Our Baby Brother
...and many more.
The book is un-paginated but must contain over 75 different stories, rhymes and poems.
The delightful book has a green cloth illustrated paste-down front and back covers over green cloth boards. It is in good vintage condition. There is some scuffing and chipping on the front cover and some substantial bumping on the corners. The first inside page has an inscription dated 1899.
The first full color, full page glossy illustration has a 3 1/2 inch tear at the bottom (see photo 2). All the other pages are un-torn and bright. The binding is tight and the pages are remarkably minimally yellowed for a book of this age.
The book measures approximately 9 1/2 inches by 7 1/2 inches and will be shipped Media Mail unless otherwise requested.
This exceptional antique children's book would be a wonderful gift for any children's book collector or to add to your children's literature collection.
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