RARE Circa 1896 BABY STORYBOOK Victorian Era Illustrated Cloth Hardcover Children's Book ~ Good Condition
See the Victorian era through a child's eyes with this rare and delightful circa 1896 illustrated children's book. Filled with "Picture Lessons" that include brief half-page vignettes accompanied by beautiful illustrations, this book is the perfect antidote for nightly story time or for the young reader who excels when reading in shorter intervals. The cloth hardcover is inviting with color illustrations of various scenes found within the book.
This rare book measures 9" long by 7.5" wide. It is unpaginated. The following text/credits are printed inside: "Particular but entertaining children's tales", "First edition. Edited by Uncle Herbert. Published by Donohue, Henneberry & Co., Chicago, USA." This hardcover book weighs 9.8 ounces.
Published in 1896, this antique book is in good condition. The pages are clean with age-related foxing and toning. There is considerable wear with creases to exterior boards and surface color illustrations. The spine is sturdy. A few of the pages are unattached.
Children of all ages will delight in this rare children's literature find from the Victorian era.