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The Elephant’s Apology

£14.99

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The Elephant’s Apology

Alice Talwin Morris

Illustrated by Alice B Woodward

Blackie & Son Ltd, London; nd; 1899 (?).

Hardback; 140 x 190 mm; blue/green pictorial boards with gold titles on spine and front cover; 152 pages plus 32 pages of advertisements for other books; all edges gilt. No dust jacket.

The book is in fair condition. The binding is generally sound but there is cracking along the gutters in places. The covers are bumped and worn, particularly the ends of the spine and along the joints. The book is slightly bowed. Tanning of the front and back matter. Pencil marks on the contents page, and some other marks here and there.

“The elephant is the prominent member of Mr. Barnes's travelling menagerie. Carried away by his passion for toffee, he snatches a bit from the hand of a spectator, and causes thereby a frightful commotion among the people of Dosely. Hence his "apology," and hence also other consequences with which our readers should acquaint themselves. There are other stories of men and beasts, humorous and pathetic, all of them pleasingly illustrated by Miss Alice B. Woodward.”

Alice B Woodward (1862–1951), an English illustrator, was one of the most prolific illustrators of the turn of the 20th century and is known mainly for her work in children's literature, and secondarily for her scientific illustrations.

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Author(s):
Alice Talwin Morris
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
140 x 190 mm
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
152
Publisher:
Blackie & Son Ltd
Title:
The Elephant’s Apology

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The Elephant’s Apology

Alice Talwin Morris

Illustrated by Alice B Woodward

Blackie & Son Ltd, London; nd; 1899 (?).

Hardback; 140 x 190 mm; blue/green pictorial boards with gold titles on spine and front cover; 152 pages plus 32 pages of advertisements for other books; all edges gilt. No dust jacket.

The book is in fair condition. The binding is generally sound but there is cracking along the gutters in places. The covers are bumped and worn, particularly the ends of the spine and along the joints. The book is slightly bowed. Tanning of the front and back matter. Pencil marks on the contents page, and some other marks here and there.

“The elephant is the prominent member of Mr. Barnes's travelling menagerie. Carried away by his passion for toffee, he snatches a bit from the hand of a spectator, and causes thereby a frightful commotion among the people of Dosely. Hence his "apology," and hence also other consequences with which our readers should acquaint themselves. There are other stories of men and beasts, humorous and pathetic, all of them pleasingly illustrated by Miss Alice B. Woodward.”

Alice B Woodward (1862–1951), an English illustrator, was one of the most prolific illustrators of the turn of the 20th century and is known mainly for her work in children's literature, and secondarily for her scientific illustrations.

Author(s):
Alice Talwin Morris
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
140 x 190 mm
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
152
Publisher:
Blackie & Son Ltd
Title:
The Elephant’s Apology

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