Robinson Crusoe. Lydia L. Very.
Robinson Crusoe.
Robinson Crusoe.
Robinson Crusoe.
(Shaped Book)

Robinson Crusoe.

(Boston: Prang, L., & Co. c. 1864). 12mo. (16)pp. A shaped book illustrated throughout by chromolithography. The illustrations surround the central text, which is a retelling of the story of Robinson Crusoe in verse by Lydia L. Very, who also designed the book. This title was part of the "Doll Series" of shaped books published by Prang, which were "among the first publications of L. Prang & Company." McClinton writes that these books are "some of the most interesting and fascinating items Prang published," going on to say that "today these books are valuable items for the collector of children's books." Light wrinkling to covers, else fine in shaped pictorial wrappers. Item #24905

(McClinton 45).

Price: $650.00

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