The Story of the Babes in the Wood

London and Glasgow: circa 1920

Stock Code: 004431

The cheery tale of two orphans whose uncle orders them to be killed by two ruffians, who instead leave them to die in a forest. They don’t write them like this anymore. Or do they?


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The Story of the Babes in the Wood.
Circa 1920. With twelve splendid full page colour illustrations, three full page black and white illustrations and more black and white illustrations in the text. Great expression on the face of the rabbit on the front cover.

Condition: Good. One colour plate has creases, two have white spots in places. Covers have general wear. Title page becoming loose at lower half. Back pastedown cracked.

Book Publishing Details
Author: Anon
Illustrator: Frank Adams (1871-1944)
Full title: The Story of the Babes in the Wood
Publisher: Blackie & Son, London and Glasgow
Year Printed: c. 1920
Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Language: English
Category: Childrens
Size: 280mm Tall, 4to
Stock Code: 004431
Keywords: books for children, babes in the wood,

Additional information

Weight 0.44 kg