Sm. sq. 8vo. 54pp. With a full-color illustrated title page and 11 full-page color illustrations. In the original brick cloth and illustrated boards. Boards have some shelf wear especially on the bottom edge and at corners. Interior is clean & bright. An early work of illustrator Walter Crane originally published in London in 1877, and republished in this pirated U.S. edition the same year. Binding is square and solid. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Baby's Opera: A Book of Old Rymes with ...
Publisher: McLoughlin Bros.
Publication Date: 1877
Illustrator: Crane, Walter
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description McLoughlin Bros, New York. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. No date, but likely the 1877 edition. Binding is just slightly loose, but intact. Brick-colored, illustrated cover has wear to edges and corners, with some rubmarks, plus shelfwear to the top and bottom of the spine. Interior is clean and bright, with some very faint, erased writing inside the front cover. Some pages are slightly browning with age and some have light smudges. Bookseller Inventory # 001665
Book Description George Routledge & Sons, London. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Crane, Walter (illustrator). 1st Edition. First Edition Thus. A collection of English nursery rhymes with music. First published by Frederick Warne in 1877. Sm. sq. 8vo. 54pp. With a full-color illustrated title page and 11 full-page color illustrations. In the original brick cloth and illustrated boards. Boards have some shelf wear especially on the bottom edge and at corners. Binding is square and solid. Interior is clean & bright.Some loosening to stringing but binding is still intact and square. Housed in a leather backed clamshell box with gilt lettering to spine. Title page is decorated, pale blue/yellow, as a theater stage with children dancing, and the orchestra pit with cat musicians. Illustrated throughout with full color plates and color engravings surrounding the music notation, in the Arts and Crafts style with Pre-Raphaelite influences. The wood engraving was by Edmund Evans, who had a long-standing collaboration with Crane, and also with Kate Greenaway. (Gumachian 1920). Bookseller Inventory # 004744