Saturday, August 20, 2011

Babies Classics'

MacDonald, Lilia Scott (chosen by), and Arthur Hughes (illus.), BABIES' CLASSICS (London: Longmans Green & Co., 1904). First edition, 27 x 19.5cm (4to), in publisher's slate blue linen w/gilt decorations & title to fr. cover & spine, 79 [xii] pp. w/frontis & numerous b&w illus. by Hughes. Printed by Ballantyne Hanson & Co., London. With bookseller's ticket of Bailey & Co., Darlington to fr. pastedown. Binding Very Good (lower corners bumped, & some toning to ep.s); contents Very Good (occas. lt. soiling). Fredeman 93.46, Shaberman 122, de Beaumont 188. (Inv. #833) C$150

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