Pym, T. (illus).
London. Marcus Ward & Co., No date. Ca. 1890s.
7 full page and several in-text chromolithographic illustrations, blue and white illustrations, 32 pp, 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches, color pictorial paper-covered boards with cloth spine (hardbound). Boards rubbed at extremities, light soiling to cover, text block cracked but holding together, 1892 owner inscription to front free endpaper, light soiling to one full page illustration, otherwise chromolithographic illustrations clean. Full page chromolithographic illustrations accompanying rhymes. Images include a child fishing, children gardening, children playing "Pat-a-cake", etc. A window onto late Victorian children's entertainments; the final poem contains the lines: "Perhaps the best is reading time, For reading books like this..." Item #35440