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The wide, wide world

by Elizabeth Wetherell.
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576, [16] p., [11] leaves of plates : ill. (3 col.) ; 19 cm.
Complete edition.
Home treasure library
London (Warwick House, Dorset Buildings, Salisbury Square, E.C.) : Ward, Lock, and Co., [between 1878 and 1889] (Chilworth ; London : Unwin Brothers, The Gresham Press)
Ward, Lock & Co. was at this address from 1878-1890. Cf. P.A.H. Brown, London publishers and printers, c. 1800-1870.
Advertisements: List of titles in the "Home treasure library" on p. [2]; 66 titles from the "Lily series" on p. [4]; "A list of Ward, Lock & Co.'s illustrated gift books, standard works, and popular volumes for children" on p. [1]-[16] at end.
Contains a presentation inscription dated 1889 and binder's label of W. Greening, 183 Fleet Street.
Original pictorial green cloth, with design, series title, cover title and spine title stamped in darker green, black and gold.
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SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Gift of Melissa White, 2006.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: PS3155 .W5 1878c: Variant edition, but added here because the volume is imperfect, with everything before p. [5] wanting. Nine plates (1 col.) are present; images are the same as in 1878b, but the captions are different. The pages of the publisher's advertisements are numbered, with only p. 3-12 present. Original maroon cloth, stamped in black and gold, with "Coloured illustrations" stamped at bottom of cover title. Gift of Melissa White, 2006.
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Home treasure library
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