Old Fashioned Tales | Comprising: The History of Little Jack; The Good-Natured Little Boy and the Ill-Natured Little Boy; The Purple Jar; Little Robert and the Owl; Trial of a Complaint Made Against Sundry Persons for Breaking in the Windows of Dorothy Careful, Widow and Dealer in Gingerbread; The basket-woman; Limby Lumpy; The Little Blue Bag; The Oyster Patties; The Changeling; The Sea Voyage; Embellishment; The Misses; The Robbers' Cave; The Inquisitive Girl; Helen Holmes; or, The Villager Metamorphosed; Bob and Dog Quiz; A Plot of Gunpowder; or, The History of an Old Lady who was Seized for a Guy; Uncle David's Nonsensical Story About Giants and Fairies
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd., 3 Paternoster Buildings London First Edition 1905. 1905. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original navy decorated grey cloth covers, gilt title lettering to the spine and to the front cover, top edge gilt. 8vo. 8½'' x 6¼''. Contains colour frontispiece, colour illustrated title, (xxvi), 390 pages comprising 19 stories, full-page single-sided monochrome illustrations throughout. First Story is 'The History of Little Jack'. Spine a little dulled, fore edge with couple of page gatherings proud and in Good condition.
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