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No author listed. Illustrated by John Absolon; Halbot Knight Phiz Browne; John Gilbert; Thomas Landseer; John Leech; J.S. Prout; Harrison Weir; et al..
Stock no. 2128661
Published by Grant and Griffith. circa 1870. Almost very good condition.

'A gallery of delights designed for the amusement and instruction of the young with several hundred illustrations'. New Edition. Large format. Cloth spine with orange decorated boards. Hand-coloured illustrations. 32 pages (printed on one side only). Covers are worn and scuffed. New endpapers. Frontis is MISSING! Light foxing and grubby fingermarks to pages. A decent copy of an early edition.

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Written by Thomas Bingley. Illustrated by Thomas Landseer.
Stock no. 1801210
Published by T.J. Allman. 1864. Slightly better than good condition.

Illustrative of their Instinct, Sagacity and Fidelity. New Edition. Small format. Red cloth boards with gilt titles and embossed decorations. All edges gilt. Eight b/w plates. Re-backed with original spine laid down and new endpapers. Spine browned and title faded to spine. Uneven fading to cloth boards. Two of eight plates missing. Pale damp stain to top half of plates. Contents generally clean. A good working copy.

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