Tales About Plants

Parley, Peter Peter Parley; Samuel G Goodrich; Thomas Tegg; Charles Whittingham

Published by Thomas Tegg; Tegg and Co.; Griffin and Co.; J. Tegg, 1839
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12mo. xii, 500pp. With numerous textual engravings. Brown cloth wtih elaborate gilt decoration to front cover and spine; blindstamping; AEG; decorative green endpapers. A near fine copy (minor wear to extremities; rear hinge partially cracked; early owner name; offsetting to ffep & rfep from endpaper adhesive). "A spurious Peter Parley listed by S.G. Goodrich as one of the English counterfeits and impositions. It is possibly by George Mogridge or it may be by Thomas Tegg himself." - Osborne, Collection of Early Children's Books, pg. 210. Bookseller Inventory # 17429

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Title: Tales About Plants

Publisher: Thomas Tegg; Tegg and Co.; Griffin and Co.; J. Tegg

Publication Date: 1839

Binding: Original cloth

Edition: 1st.

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