Wurtemberg The Comical Creatures 2nd Edition 1851 ** RARE TITLE **

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 Wurtemberg : The Comical Creatures From Wurtemberg Including The Story of Reynard the Fox with 20 Illustrations drawn from the Suffed Animlas contributes by Herrmann Plouquet of Stuttgard To Tyhe Great Exhibition Second Edition Published By David Bogue Fleet Street London 1851…… Rare Title and Collectable  (See all 11 Pictures)  

Condition Of Book: 1851 This is a Good – Only Copy of this Book in blue bevelled cloth boards with gilt motif design of animal to the upper cover could be Reynard the Fox or The Old Marten.The book is complete with 20 wonderful coloured plates (complete and collated) these were drawn from the stuffed animals contributed by Herrmann Ploucquet of Stuttgart To the Great Exhibition.The frontispiece is a double folding plate of ”The Wonderful Hare Hunt” The contents of the book are shaken with contents just about holding but loose.There is weakness to the front and rear gutter hinge joins with webbing showing through at joins.All page edges are in gilt.There are six stories in total.The outer boards are rubbed to spine tips with a little grubbiness to rear panel of the book.No inscriptions are present other than one tiny bookseller’s blind stamp to the top edge of the yellow endpaper ”Henry Greer” of Belfast.there is some light sporadic spotting to the text.Nevertheless despite the obvious signs of wear this remains a scarce and early children’s illustrated work with 20 humourous and enchanting colour plates drawn from the stuffed animals housed in the Zollverein in Stuttgart .The Half Title Page is present.96pp Second Edition 8vo Scarce 

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