decorated front cover faded; spine beginning to deatch from back cover; first 16 pages separating from binding; written inscription on first inside page; text complete. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Nursery Tales (Altemus' Wee Books for Wee ...
Publisher: Henry Altemus January 1904
Publication Date: 1904
Book Condition: Poor
Book Description Henry Altemus, Philadelphia. Hardcover. Book Condition: Poor. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Neill, John R. (illustrator). Later Printing. No Date. 90pp.+2 Pages (4 sides) of Wee Books Series List. Hinges are open. Cloth spine is peeling from the binding at the spine head and spine heel approximately 3" total. Edges are heavily rubbed. Front and rear boards have light stains. Color frontispiece has light chipping along the edges and a light 3" horizontal scratch. Spine ends are frayed. Tips are heavily bumped and heavily rubbed. Former owner name inside front board. A few signatures are open. One signature is cracked. Page edges have light foxing. Text is clean and unmarked. Bookseller Inventory # 25690
Book Description 1904. Hardcover. Book Condition: VERY GOOD. Forty-five color illustrations by J.R. Neill, famous for having illustrated L. Frank Baum's beloved and timeless WIZARD OF OZ series. A bit of corner/edgewear . Pale blue boards with green lettering and a color J.R. Neill paste-on, to front board. Red spine cloth with black lettering. Bookseller Inventory # 64562