Complete set of Otley Chapbooks.
Complete set of Otley Chapbooks.
Complete set of Otley Chapbooks.
Complete set of Otley Chapbooks.
Complete set of Otley Chapbooks.
Complete set of Otley Chapbooks.
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Complete set of Otley Chapbooks.

(Otley, Yorkshire: J. S. Publishing & Stationery Co., Ltd., c. 1850). Sixteen 16mo. issues, each 8pp., comprising a complete series as indicated on the back covers of each issue. All the chapbooks are illustrated with woodcuts on every page, and approximately half of the illustrations in each are hand-colored. The titles comprising the series are: The History of Cinderella, The History of Tom Thumb, Hare and many Friends, Entertaining Views, Robinson Crusoe, Jack the Giant Killer, Little Red Riding Hood, Scenes from Nature, Dame Trot, Mother Hubbard, Capitals of Europe, The House that Jack Built, Death & Burial of Cock Robin, Cock Robin and Jenny Wren, Old Man and his Ass, and Peter Brown. Bound in the original printed wrappers, each with a large wood-engraved illustration on the front cover. All but two have covers printed with black text and illustrations printed on a yellow and white background; the covers of Scenes from Nature and Tom Thumb are printed in sanguine. A fine set. Item #29149

(Gumuchian 1590).

Price: $2,250.00