THE BABY'S DEBUT

First edition. Publisher's laminated pictorial card. Beautifully and generously illustrated by the Casella sisters. Six full page colour illustrations, eight full page black and white illustrations and additional black and white in-text illustrations throughout the text. A very good or better copy, the binding firm with slight dustiness to the upper and lower boards and a bookseller's label to the bottom upper board. There is some mild offsetting where the pages have been pressed against the colour illustrations and a tiny stain on page 13 and 14. The contents are otherwise clean throughout.

The story of a little girl's particularly eventful day, ending with her surprise appearance on the stage. Illustrated by the Casella sisters, a multidisciplinary artistic duo who were known for their paintings and sculptures as well as their book illustrations. Provenance: from the library of Martin Stone.

Stock code: 16331

£40

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Author:

SMITH, J.

Published:

London: Thos. de la Rue.
1883

Category

Children's / Illustrated
Modern First Editions
Literature
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