Little People, an alphabet The Dumpy Books for Children: Crosland, T.W.H.; illustrated by Henry ... Little People, an alphabet The Dumpy Books for Children: Crosland, T.W.H.; illustrated by Henry ...

Little People, an alphabet The Dumpy Books for Children

Crosland, T.W.H.; illustrated by Henry Mayer

Published by Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York, 1902
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From The Little Book Store (Lytham St. Annes, Lancs., United Kingdom)

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A quite delightful and entertaining ABC book with 24 chromolithograph plates, one for every letter of the alphabet [except x and y], showing a character in national dress, e.g. A for Arab, B for Boer, C for Chinaboy. Opposite each illustration is a short related verse, often quite amusing. This is one of the Dumpy Books for Children series, of which there were about 7 titles - these are listed on one of the prelims. 14x9 cm. 95pp. Paper covered illustrated boards over red cloth backstrip. Corners / edges worn with surface abrasion to boards. Top/tail backstrip bumped with short split to top [c. 1cm]. Inscription from 1903 on ffep. Clean contents. Bookseller Inventory # 0001105

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Title: Little People, an alphabet The Dumpy Books ...

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York

Publication Date: 1902

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Henry Mayer

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First American edition

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