Hardcover (blue cloth, elaborately blocked in blind, spine elaborately gilt), 64 pp., numerous woodcut illustrations. Includes a censored version of Little Red Riding Hood, "The Monkey Looking for Grapes", "The Aged Beggar", "The Cock & the Dog", many others. Includes an extended bestiary with many charming small woodcuts. Very light shelf-wear, a Jan. 1st, 1864 gift inscription on front free fly. A VG+ copy, clean and crisp throughout. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: LITTLE CHILD'S GIFT, THE; Illustrated by ...
Publisher: Blakeman & Mason
Publication Date: 1864
Book Condition: Very Good+
Book Description Boston, Munroe and Francis n.d. 112 x 138 mm. Publisher's yellow paper boards, pp. 64. Containing drawings and descriptions of numerous animals, insects and birds, plus several short stories and word games. Lacks lower board, upper corners rubbed, crack along hinge. Internally very good. Not in Osborne. Seller Inventory # 12920