THE CHILDREN'S FRIEND VOLUME XXXVIII - 1898
by E.M. Waterworth; Clifton Bingham; Eva C. Rogers; Jennie Chappell; et al
Illustrated by Louis Wain; W. Rainey; C.J. Staniland; et al.
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co.. 1898
Almost very good condition. Dark blue cloth spine. Pictorial front board of four youngsters cycling. Adverts on rear board. Illustrated endpapers of birds. Colour frontis and numerous b/w illustrations including two full page ones by Louis Wain. 188 pages plus illustrated catalogue at rear.
Spine bumped, worn and marked. Some wear to corners and cover edges. Covers grubby. Front joint just starting to crack at top. Couple of hinges starting to crack. Ink Inscription to verso of front endpaper. Page edge browning and foxing throughout. Some marks to margins.
Stock no. 1501397