This hard cover book published by Raphael Tuck & Sons, London, 1892. There are eight stories by different authors and illustrated with eight full colour chromolithographed plates and additional black and white illustrations throughout the text by Helen Jackson, Ellen Welby, E. L. Shute, Walker Hodgson, Katheleen M. Lucas. This is a sound copy with all illustrations present and in very good condition. The pictorial hardcover with brown cloth spine and leather trim is age worn with rubbed edges. All eight colour plates are in crisp condition.
Contents: Mr. Brown and the Brownies (Boevey. S.M.), Cat's cradle (Marshall, Emma), The wounded picture (Benson, Mary), Found through a picture (Day, Elizabeth), The doctor's laulie (Saxby, Jessie), Little Joe (Lawrence, R.H.), Tic-Tac-Too (Meade, L.T.), The rosebuds of Rose mead (Manwell, M.B.)
Condition: shelf wear to head and tail of spine, corner bumps and paper chips to the lower edge, scuffs and rubbing to the cover. Interior pages are a little tanned but in very good crisp condition.