London: T.C. & E.C. Jack, . Cloth. Near Fine. Penciled name and vintage kewpie sticker remnant on ff., tiny booksellers label to pastedown. Head/ foot of spine softened corners lightly tipped otherwise near fine. 12 mo. Aubergine cloth with gilt lettering and color plate set in gilt ruled panel to front board. Gilt lettered/ ruled spine. TEG. xvi, 94 pp. with 48 colored plates. Series listing to #9 on prelim.
From the children's author and editor of the 'Told to the Children' series Louey Chisholm, this is volume 8 of the nature series 'Shown to the Children' created to instruct and delight young people. Letterpress text by Rev. Theodore Wood (1862-1923) with illustrations by Janet Harvey Kelman. Near Fine. Item #7251