THE CHILDREN'S FRIEND VOLUME XXXVII - 1897
by E.M. Waterworth; F. Scarlett Potter; Jennie Chappell; et al
Illustrated by Louis Wain; George Soper; et al.
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co.. 1897
Very good condition. Maroon spine. Pictorial front cover shows three children on a snowy bank looking into distance. Rear cover is adverts. Decorated endpapers. 188 pages plus illustrated catalogue at rear. Numerous b/w illustrations including full page one by Louis Wain.
Spine bumped, worn and browned. Corners and cover edges bumped and worn. Covers grubby and scratched. Small area of surface paper loss next to spine on rear cover. Full page ink presentation inscription to verso of frontis. Small edge tear and small booksellers impressed stamp to half title page. Some hinges starting to crack. Some browning and foxing to prelims and page edge browning to contents.
Stock no. 1501396