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GREENS NURSERY ANNUAL illustrated by : Harrison WEIR Pub : Darton & Co . Holborn Hill LONDON : 1848 : 1st Edition
Velvet covered Embossed Victorian binding , gilt page edges Patterned Endpapers, measuring 13 cm x 18 cm , 124 pp
A collection of moralistic stories and poems, including : Arthurs Ninth Birthday, The Christmas tree, My Mother, The Pet Sparrow, etc. Published annually between 1847 and 1858 (Osborne p 404) These lovely little books are Extremely Rare. Every page has decorations in yellow , red , green or brown , as well as many line drawings , several full page .
Wonderful chromolithic Title Page , and 3 other full colour illustrations by the very collectable Harrison Weir.
Condition : A small damaged area to top of spine , velvet covers faded to edges . A November 1849 Gift inscription .
Otherwise splendid ! No foxing , No rips , No scribble. Just crisp white pages , solidly bound with tight hinges. Inscription reads : Henrietta Maria Broades? From affectionate brother Reginald Broadse?