Small octavo in blue cloth board with marble paper and gilt titles on the spine; 352 p. Includes Publisher's catalog (24 pp.). Date of publication suggested by the Bodleian Library. Jane Taylor wrote the poem Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star. Very good copy. The cloth has some light rubbing to all corners and joints of spine with some mild fraying to head and foot of spine; at rear joint of spine, cloth has a half-inch open tear; marble paper has some light to moderate scratches and chips with a few larger, more obvious ones but the paper is in one piece and fixed to the boards; endpapers and paste-down papers have separated at the hinges though all boards are solidly attaced as are endpapers; light foxing to endpapers and a 4 inch crease to rfep at lower open corner; else tight copy; this volume's pages are beautiful, clean, crisp and bright and free of marks and creases; very, very light foxing to very few pages; binding is tight but cocked and rolled; a well-loved copy on the outside; a gently-loved copy on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # 83011
Title: The Poetical Works of Ann and Jane Taylor; ...
Publisher: Ward, Lock, and Tyler, Unwin Bros., printers
Publication Date: 1865
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description n.d. c, 1895. Ward, Lock and Tyler, London. c1895. Early Edition. Hardback. No DW. Green decorated cloth, gilt extra. Illustrated. Boards are a little worn and very slightly discoloured at joint with spine. Small ownership label (typed) fixed to front pastedown o/w contents are clean and sound. Lovely copy. SCARCE. Seller Inventory # 76870
Book Description Ward, Lock, and Co. nd. ca. 1865, London, 1865. Hardcover. Condition: Good+. First Edition. xv, 352 p. 19 cm. Text in border throughout. Decorative initials. Half blue cloth with marbled paper boards. Corners bumped, edges a bit worn, spine ends softened, some rubbing to paper boards. Ink inscription on front free endpaper reads "From Mrs. Sharp to Carmel Stacey In memory of April 1892." Jane Taylor is famous for writing the words to Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star, included in this collection. Seller Inventory # 100390