The Golliwogg’s Bicycle Club..
Bound in original stiff card boards with cloth spine and pictorial front board, which has a small faint water-stain, not affecting the image. Decorated green endpapers. Extremities a little worn but otherwise a very good copy. Attractive 1897 gift inscription on first free endpaper.
Longmans, Green and Co.,
London, New York and Bombay
Verses by bertha upton. pictured by florence upton.
FIRST EDITION. Oblong 4to. 11 x 8.5 inches. 63 pp.
Illustrated by 32 chromolithograph plates, including title page, and by other drawings in text.
The US born English illustrator, Florence Kate Upton (1872-1922) found inspiration for her Golliwogg books in penny wooden dolls and an old toy found in her attic. The thirteen Golliwogg adventures were published 1895-1909 and the verses were written by her mother, Bertha (1849-1912).
[Stock No. 24596]