“Shown to the Children” Book Collection.
Vintage Books for Decor or Collection
A Collection of 4 Antiquarian “Shown to the Children” Books.
Ideal Hardback Decorative Books for Shelves.
A set of lovely display copies as well as hours and hours of reading enjoyment, and they are packed full of gorgeous colour pictures.
All in fair – condition. See below for individual descriptions. Some foxing and wear to edge of pages on all copies.
The collection includes:
- BIRDS by MKC Scott, described by J A Henderson. 48 Colour pictures. Fair Condition. Shelf rubbing and wear edges. Bumping to corners. Heavy foxing on some pages.Slight tear on front cover picture.
- BEES by Ellison Hawkes. Fair to Good Condition. Shelf rubbing and bumps to corners.Small watermark on front pages. Some fading to front cover. Spine vibrant & bright.
- FLOWERS by Janet Harvey Kelman. Fair Condition. Some shelf rubbing and bumping. Fading to spine and front cover. First few pages slightly loose. Inscription dates 1919. Foxing throughout.
- BUTTERFLIES and MOTHS by Janet Harvey Kelman, described by Re. Theodore Wood. 48 Colour pictures. Good Condition. Some shelf rubbing and bumping.Light foxing in places. Spine faded.
ITEM CONDITION: All in reasonable condition, browning of pages through age and some foxing. Bumping and shelf rubbing on corners. All very acceptable and highly decorative books.
These vintage items show signs of age through scuffs & faded finishes. Please see item description and images for further details.