[Picture books] Twelve English titles w. chromolithogr. ills.
(1) F.E. Weatherly. Through the meadows. London, Hildesheimer and Faulkner, n.d. (ca. 1885), 64 p., w. 24 full-p. chromolithogr. ills. after M.E. Edwards, the other p. with tinted lithogr. ills. after J.C. Staples surrounding the text, orig. cloth-backed pict. boards w. (frayed and sl. dam.) dustwr., 4to.
Endpapers foxed, also sl. affecting the first and final p. Otherwise a remarkaby well preserved copy, with its fragile and brittle wrappers (in parts, incl. the fold-in flaps) preserved. (2) Idem. Out of Town. Ibid., iidem, n.d. (ca. 1885), 64 p., w. (full-p.) chromolithog. ills. after Linnie Watt and lithogr. monotints by Ernest Wilson, orig. cloth-backed pict. boards, 4to. Endpapers foxed. Remarkably well-preserved copy. Ad. 1 and 3: With contemp. bookseller's ticket of Widdison (Sheffield) on inside backcover. (3) Idem. Sixes and Sevens. Ibid., iidem, n.d. (ca. 1885), 63,(1) p., w. (full-p.) chromolithogr. ills. by Jane M. Dealy, orig. clothbacked pict. boards, 4to. Trifle foxed at the beginning. Covers sl. worn along extremities. (4) Idem. Nursery Land. Printed in germany for Hildesheimer & Faulkner in London and for G.C. Whitney in New York, n.d. (ca. 1885), (32) p., w. 8 full-p. chromolithogr. plates and tinted lithogr. ills. above or below the text by Helena J. Maguire, orig. clothbacked pict. boards w. (dam.) dustwr., 4to. Endpapers foxed and w. owner's entry dated 1888. Binding a few sm. defects. A good copy, fragile and brittle wrappers (in parts) preserved. -and 8 others similar, all but 1 bound in cloth-backed pict. boards, all 4to sized. (total 12)