Rare old VICTORIAN ERA ANTIQUE CHILDRENS BOOK. ALADDIN OR THE WONDERFUL LAMP. Cover has pretty ballerina, jester/clown, etc. Book measures 10" by 7 3/8".
Ten pages of text, the first five of which rhyme. In Pekin's fair city, the pride of Cathay, There lived an old woman, the widow Twankay. She was poor, and her dwelling was not very nice, And she had only chopsticks for dinner with rice. A sore list of troubles her life did annoy, But worst of them all was Alladdin, her boy.
As idle an urchin as ever was nursed, He wore out his jackets, his trousers he burst. To his elders was saucy, and cared for no rule, Cracked nuts on the sly, and ate taffy in school.......... The two-page center plate is a color stage, with an orchestra/musicians , pit and boxes at the sides.Center is small pages which change the scenes when turned. Some are half pages that change characters , the scene, etc. Add a map to your own listings. The item "Rare antique old childrens ALADDIN or the WONDERFUL LAMP Pantomime toy book" is in sale since Wednesday, December 13, 2017. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "scottalbertson" and is located in Nellysford, Virginia.
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