MR HIPP OR THREE FRIENDS IN SEARCH OF PLEASURE

By: W.H.ROMAINE WALKER

Price: £35.00

Quantity: 1 available


UNCOMMON.Illustrated paper covered boards with grey cloth quarter binding.135 X 185 mm approx.(Landscape format) Undated Attributed as [1893] by the British Library on Copac and Caroline Fewtrell in her internet listing of Ginea Pigs in fiction. Un paginated 36 pp Coloured illustrations with single line text opposite.Printed in Germany. Nursery story telling of the adventures in search of pleasure of Mr Hipp, Tommy Hipp and Mable Guinea Pig who travel by train from the Zoo to take a holiday at the Seaside. A scarce book. NB There are two pages at the end which illustrate minstrels and the "N" word is used - non politically correct / offensive by today's standards but typical of the time. Good ( General shelf wear and soiling to covers.Paper of book block tanned. Repaired tear to last page of 35 mm approx and 1 cm approx clipped from fore edge of same. Conservation work carried out- old cellotape removed from face of last page and now repaired with japanese repair paper. Book block now sewn and re cased with replacement end papers which have been reinforced with fray not mull at spine (replacing staples which were rusty and to re case the book block which had pulled from the binding). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale.

Title: MR HIPP OR THREE FRIENDS IN SEARCH OF PLEASURE

Author Name: W.H.ROMAINE WALKER

Categories: Illustrated, Children's Illustrated, Antiques & Collecting,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: LONDON, C.W.FAULKNER: 1893

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 122858

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