Rare antique old Victorian era children's book. FLEET AND HIS MASTER AND OTHER STORIES.RARE EDITION published by Mcloughlin brothers. Pencil date inside Christmas 1885. Dog with kitten in his mouth, bathtub, white cat. Title page with Fleet and boy.
1 page poem The eastern sky is brightening.... With illustration birds, trees, boy looking out window.Full page print little girl holding baby brother with mother sitting in chair by fireplace. Short story THE FALL FROM THE APPLE TREE. Including illustration momma and papa leaving her off at boarding school, girl at piano, snowball fight. Poetry COME INTO THE MEADOWS. Paragraph dogs fighting wild boar.
One page story THE PETREL. With full page illustration boy carving wood toy boat. Poetry, with full page print fox stealing chicken.AN INDIAN CAMP paragraph with full page Indian hunter's camp cooking their dinner. MOOSE, and bird that almost got caught in rabbit trap. A VISIT TO THE COUNTRY.
Short story with full page print GIRLS GATHERING FLOWERS, full page ills LITTLE GIRL WITH HER MOTHER AT HOME. A DOG, A CAT, AND A BOY. With cute picture of dog watching little boy eat piece of buttered bread, and full page print BOY IN HIGHCHAIR WITH BOWL/SPOON AND CAT EATING.
Fleet pulling kitten out of washtub. This picture is signed A J Elwes?? Boy and man raking leaves. Paper covered boards have wear, edge wear, spots. Blank page in front has tear, faint pencil signature and date Christmas 1885.
Pages have various amounts of yellowing /age toning. Cover held to pages with thread.
Please read description and look at photos. BOOK measures about 9 1/2" by 7 3/4".Book would look great displayed on your shelf or framed and hung on the wall! Was a New York publishing firm active between 1828 and 1920.
The company was a pioneer in color printing technologies in children's books. The company specialized in retellings or bowdlerizations. Of classic stories for children.The artistic and commercial roots of the McLoughlin firm were first developed by John McLoughlin, Jr. By 1886, the firm published a wide range of items, including cheap chapbooks. Large folio picture books, linen books, puzzles, games, paper soldiers and paper dolls. Many of the earliest and most valuable board games in America were produced by McLoughlin Brothers of New York. McLoughlin ceased game production at this time, but continued publishing their picture books. For lots of great books and Check out my.
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