The Golliwogg’s Bicycle Club..

UPTON, BERTHA. UPTON, FLORENCE, ILLUSTRATED BY..

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.

£250.00

Publisher

Longmans, Green and Co.,

Place

London, New York and Bombay

Date

1896

Synopsis

Verses by bertha upton. pictured by florence upton.

Item Description

FIRST EDITION. Oblong 4to. 11 x 8.5 inches. 63 pp.

Illustrations

Illustrated by 32 chromolithograph plates, including title page, and by other drawings in text.

Notes

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]

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