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1901 1st Ed `Holidays Out Of Doors' Victorian Stories & Art - Lithograph Prints / RARE Children's Literature
Special SALE: Purchase before Feb. 14th and you will receive 10% off this gorgeous book. Mention "Valentines Day" when ordering!!
OUT-OF-PRINT collector's 1901 first edition children's hardcover book - Holidays Out Of Doors.
Enchanting Victorian stories and beautiful art make this antiquarian children's book a MASTERPIECE!!
Profusely illustrated. Elaborately detailed drawings and many brilliant full page black & white plates. Cover painting a SUPERB lithograph print.
Publisher: McCoughlin Bros, New York, Copyright, 1901, first published edition. No date printed.
GORGEOUS frontispiece lithography print; full page color plate of a beautiful little girl in a stunning red velvet dress. One of the finest works of art we have ever seen!
Many renowned artists of the time are featured including: William Hatherell, W.B. Gardner, H. Giacomelli and Lizzie Lawson.
Photos do not fully capture subtle shading, hues and MAGNIFICENT detail; wait until you see up close. WOW!
Charming stories of daily family life and outdoor play in the different seasons and weather during the Victorian era.
Holiday celebrations, nature, city scenes, being at sea, friendship,
boys & girls, dog coming to the rescue, dancing, reading, Christmas,
children playing on frozen pond, greeting the Postman and much more.
About Going Out, Out in the Sunshine, Out in the Rain,
Out in the Streets, Out by the Sea, Out in the Snow and Out in the Fields.
GOING OUT! The very sound is delightful.
Out into the streets where such crowds of people are where there are shops and horses, coaches, carriages, tram cars, dogs, and all sorts of interesting objects to look at and talk about.
Out into the fields, where trees grow, and the leaves rustle in the wind; where the sweet smelling and beautiful wild flowers are;
where every hedgerow is a museum of curiosities; where the birds sing so charmingly;
and the corn and barley bow so gracefully as the breeze goes by; where hay is cut and where sheep and cattle feed,
and there is plenty of room to run, and may we shout as loudly as we please, and all that sort of thing!
Oversize thick hardcover, BRIGHT color pictorial boards, gilt title, Lovely floral design back cover. Glossy frontispiece. Illustrations EXCELLENT. 10" x 8". NOT ex-lib. Tight binding.
Pages very good for age/bright/clean-some toning/small creases-chips/few dog ear pp–not on illustrations-few small tears. First 2 pp separated.
Cover very good/good for age-bright/clean overall-some shelfwear-corner bumping-boards revealed-some edge chipping/general spinewear-ends frayed-tears/light scuffing-rubbing-spotting.
Page inscription - we love anything that gives us a little provenance.
Do not pass up this SCARCE gem; will make a FABULOUS gift!!
Additional Categories: Farm Animals: Animal Stories: Victorian Story Books
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