8 leaves: hand-colored illustrations; 26 cm. Publisher's orange linen wrappers printed in black. Wrapper title. Caption title: The Old Woman Who Came All the Way from Cornwall to See the Great Exhibition. Publisher's advertisement on back wrapper listing titles in Aunt Mavor's Picture Books for Little Readers, second series; Routledge's New Series of Sixpenny Juvenile Books; and Aunt Mavor's Little Library. "Price One Shilling"--at head of front wrapper. Full imprint: London: George Routledge & Co. Farringdon Street; New York, 18 Beekman Street. No date of publication. Routledge published as George Routledge & Co. from 1851 to 1858, and established its New York office in 1854. Inscription at head of p. 1: "Robert William Belden Oct. 21st 1856." This was published no earlier than 1854 and no later than 1856. Aunt Mavor's Picture Books for Little Readers--at head of front wrapper. First leaf and last leaf attached to wrappers. Osborne catalogue, II:1018. Very scarce. In Very Good- Condition: wrappers are faded and slightly soiled; corners creased; edges slightly fraying; old dampstain along lower edges and along upper edge of first leaf; remains of original stitching; light soiling along fore-edges; illustrations are bright. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Old Cornish Woman (Aunt Mavor's Picture ...
Publisher: George Routledge & Co
Publication Date: 1854
Book Condition: Very Good -
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