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GRANDMAMMA EASY.


Grandmamma Easy's Pretty Stories about the Camel
London: Dean & Co., Threadneedle Street. [c.1845].

Large 8vo.(24.5 x 17 cm.) ll.8 including original pictorial printed green wrappers (the 6 content leaves printed on one side only). Ownership inscription of Augustus Hill, dated May 14th 1846 to top margin of the upper cover. With 8 half-page hand-coloured woodcut illustrations. Spine fraying, covers a little soiled.

A rare children's book about the camel, with illustrations including a Bedouin Encampment, A Caravan Crossing the Deserts from Aleppo to Bassora, The Pilgrimage to Mecca etc.
One of a series of similar publications, including Stores about Little Tom Thumb, the Elephant etc.
Issued undated, dated on Copac as not after 1854, which is true but the ownership inscription on this copy indicates a significantly earlier publication date..

Price £ 650.00
Stock Code 51074
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