Warne, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Edition Unstated
WALTER CRANE. Baby's Opera London: Frederick Warne, undated (late 1800s or early 1900s). Square 12mo, priority unknown, pp. 56, printed boards quarter-bound in red cloth, color illustration, all edges tinted red, old bookseller's ticket on free front endpaper. Engraved and printed by Edmund Evans. This is the first of the triplets that include The Baby's Bouquet and Baby's Own Aesop. "These are among the best things he [Crane] did," Percy Muir wrote in Victorian Illustrated Books, p. 164. "The settings of the songs with music is especially successful." "Though not as bold and striking as earlier efforts in this line, they are more delicate, restrained, and harmonious" -- Gordon Ray, The Illustrator and the Book in England, 244. Condition of this book: Lots of edge wear, clean inside, no marks. Size: 12mo. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Children; Britain/UK; 19th century; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53843.