Title A Child's History of England (Three Volumes)
Binding Full Morocco. Cloth Slipcase
Book Condition Fine
Edition First edition, first issue
Publisher London Bradbury and Evans 1852, 1853 and 1854
Seller ID 005281
Beautiful full brown morocco set, bound by Henry Sotheran of London, with a blindstamped gilt cameo portrait as a centerpiece on each volume's front board, a gilt impression of his autograph on each rear board, and English or kingly devices stamped into the spine compartments (a crown, an abstract rose, a fleur-de-lys, an armorial lion). Original cloth front covers, with gilt vignettes, bound into respective volumes. With first issue points: "Christmas 1851" in Vol. I Dedication; missing "xi" for page number in this first volume; missing "6" for Chapter XXV Table of Contents of Vol. II. (But does have "287" for page number of third volume.) With ads in all volumes. Gilt edges. Gilt ruling. Light wear of custom cloth slipcase.