PETER PARLEY'S ANNUAL FOR 1856
Published by Darton & Co.. 1856
Slightly better than good condition. A Christmas & New Year's Present For Young People. Red cloth with gilt decorations to spine and front. Blind decorations to rear. Colour frontis and title page. B/w plates and illustrations. 292 pages plus 16 page book list to rear. All edges gilt.
SPine and corners bumped and worn. Small splits to cloth on spine. Spine is darkened. Gilt on front is dulled and rubbed. Both joints badly cracked showing webbing beneath. Small bookseller's label to bottom of front pastedown. Inscription to front endpaper. Small ink stamp to rear pastedown plus brown marks to bottom of rear endpapers. Title page partially detached. Page edge browning. Foxing especially heavy to verso of plates. A few corners creased.
Stock no. 1406460