London: Grant Richards, 1903. Patten WILSON. 1/4 Linen. 32mo (4 15/16” x 3 5/16”); [ix], 10-89, pp; re-bound from the publisher’s original by Julie Stackpole of Thomaston, Maine in quarter-bound green linen with block-printed color paper over board, orange label onlay to spine with title; orange and yellow endbands; full page relief printed illustrations ; a few areas of color offsetting; near fine. Found in only 7 WorldCat libraries. Near fine. Item #712
The Sunday Dumpy Books for Children were a small format book series that was part of the larger Dumpy Books for Children, published by Grant Richards in London between 1894 and 1904. This edition illustrated by Patten Wilson (1869-1934), an English illustrator and artist. A lovely copy of a very scarce children’s book, with a playful binding by Julie Stackpole.