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Antique Illustrated Children's Book (c.1800s)


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Shopping for a special baby gift? Show your gift-giving prowess with this rare antique children's book, The Courtship & Marriage of Cock Robin and Jenny Wren.

Our hardcover copy was published in the late-19th century by Marcus Ward & Co. Limited (c.1885) and includes illustrations by popular nineteenth century illustrator, Jessie Watkins. Based upon a London edition published by J. Harris in 1806, this scarce book is illustrated throughout with several full-page color lithograph illustrations, black and white vignettes and beautiful gilt end papers. It is a children's tale told through rhyming verse of the courtship and marriage of two characters, Cock Robin and Jenny Wren.

A unique collectible gift to be passed down for generations!

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Listing Includes

- One children's book (as shown)

Item Condition

Good condition with wear consistent with age and use: yellowed pages; bowing; cover wear; foxing; edgewear; marks and discoloration throughout.

Item Details

- Material: paper, book board and binding materials

- Color: white cover with muted colors in lithograph illustrations

- Dimensions: 0.25" W x 8.75" H x 8.75" D

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