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Title Little Wide Awake 1883 : With 130 Coloured Pictures, a Coloured Annual for Children
Book Condition Fair with no dust jacket
Publisher London: George Routledge & Sons; 1883
Illustrator Illustrated by Mary Ellen Edwards
Seller ID 17584
188 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; Hardcover, red-brown cloth over spine, dark gray illustrated boards, 130 beautiful chromolithographs, most full-page, including at least four with African American characters. ; Short short stories for young children, each with at least one illustration. Illustrations by Mary Ellen Edwards, Miriam Kerns, F. A. Fraser, F. Barroud, Gordon Browne, Charlotte Weekes, L. Hopkins, A. C. Corbould. ; Gift note in ornate hand in fountain pen on front endpaper dated 1883. No missing pages. A few pages have small closed tears to margins, none affecting any text or illustrations. The only serious defect, six plates have small mars affecting some of the color, none affecting any character's faces or important details.