Around a Cornfield [expressed on the front cover as Corn-Field ]
London, Edinburgh and New York, T. Nelson and Sons. 1895, First Edition. Decorated Cloth, Sm 8vo. Postage will be reduced for this light item. Hardback,120mm x 180mm tall (4.75" x 7,25" approx.). 98pp with 26 line-drawn text figs. plus two [one a frontispiece] attractive chromo colour plates each with four illustrations; plus 16pp of Publisher's adverts, with illustrations. Prize label to the front pastedown from Edinburgh Merchant Company School, George Watson College for Boys, Headmaster Geo. Ogilvie, M.A. LL.D.and signed by the teacher, one Jean Rosie Davidson, awarding the book to a David Gilchrist of Class F, 1st Div. as a prize for 6th. Arithmetic in the Session 1896-7. Endpapers toned and light rubs to hd/tl of spine and a few inconsequential external marks, otherwise very good, in the original colour-illustrated, turquoise cloth-covered boards/gilt titles. An uncommon edition and binding. Very Good/No d/w.
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Book number: 004532
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Keywords: Child Children Childrens Illustrated Natural History School Prize David Gilchrist Jean Rosie Davidson Geo. George Ogilvie Edinburgh Merchant Company Schools George Watson College for Boys Horticulture Botany Bibliography Aloe Wild Flowers Chromo Chromolit