First edition of this educational picture book illustrated "on indestructible boards" with vibrant chromolithographs of flowers, insects, fruit, and more.
IN THE COUNTRY : An Object Book for Children
"All these last year in our kitchen garden grew / And we gave them to the cook to boil or stew."
This title is the first in a series of four "Aunt Louisa's Object Books for Children" published by Warne, each touted to be printed on "indestructible boards."
London & New York: F. Warne & Co, [circa 1885]. Full title: Aunt Louisa's Object Books for Children: In the Country. 10.5'' x 7.75''. Original red cloth-backed color pictorial boards. Red edges. Pictorial endpapers with outdoor scenes. Illustrated in color.  leaves on thick paper boards. Binding with some scuffing and soil; subtle repairs to edges. Leaves with some soiling; hinges repaired, with small tape repairs in two margins. Bright.
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