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TUER, Andrew W.
History of the Horn-Book. With Three Hundred Illustrations.

pp. xvii, (i), 486, (i) advertisement, (i) blank. Photogravure frontispiece, coloured title vignette, profuse illustration. Tipped-in before the Index is a single leaf - 'LATE NOTE' - outlining Tuer's revised ideas on an oak tablet described in the text. Rear pocket contains 3 facsimile horn-books - OAK - CARD - IVORY. Original cloth, leather spine label [now chipped at one corner], top edge gilt, uncut, frontispiece and tissue guard heavily foxed, spine ends and lower corners a little worn, spine edges rubbed and splitting at the top front, Prospectus for 'Horn-Book Jingles' [frayed at the edges] loosely inserted.

Leadenhall Press. London.

Date Published: 1897. Second edition. 4to.

Stock No. 59631

Price: 300.00