The Instructive Picture Book, or Progressive Lessons from the Natural History of Animals and Plants. Adam WHITE, Robert M. STARK.
The Instructive Picture Book, or Progressive Lessons from the Natural History of Animals and Plants.
The Instructive Picture Book, or Progressive Lessons from the Natural History of Animals and Plants.
The Instructive Picture Book, or Progressive Lessons from the Natural History of Animals and Plants.

The Instructive Picture Book, or Progressive Lessons from the Natural History of Animals and Plants.

Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1857. First edition, small folio, 18 pp, followed by 30 fine double page hand coloured plates, contemporary inscription on fly leaf, internally a fine copy. Original boards, corners and edges with some wear, recently rebacked with a plain paper spine. The last 20 plates show an array of animals and insects, from brightly coloured butterflies and birds to snakes and mammals. The first 10 show costumes, household objects, musical instruments and buildings. An excellent bright copy of one of the best Victorian picture books for young children. Osborne I p216. Gumuchian I p419. Item #9544

Price: £160.00

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