Butterfly's Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast 1857 illustrated childrens bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Children's Books, Illustrated Books).
The Butterfly's Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast, by Comus, author of "Three Little Kittens".
Published 1857, London, by Thomas Nelson & Sons.
25 pages. Text in English. Eight full page color lithograph plates.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering and cover decorations, embossed cover designs.
Text block toned and well age spotted.
Binding well age worn, front joint broken, covers loose, most of cloth spine missing.
Scarce, desirable and relatively valuable mid-19th century color plate juvenile in any condition.
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Book Measures c. 9 7/8" H x 7 5/8" W.