Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Jolly Old Sports. Frank Adams.
Jolly Old Sports
Jolly Old Sports

Jolly Old Sports

London: Blackie and Son Limited, 1910-1919? Hardcover. Sm. folio. Unpaginated (44 leaves). Quarter cloth over gray paper-covered boards with color illustrated onlay, as published. Scarce, profusely illustrated early 20th century English children's book accompanied by humorous rhymes. Includes three comic tales, telling the stories of unlucky hunters and fishermen: Three Jolly Huntsmen, The Little Man and his Gun, Three Jolly Fishermen. Illustrated with colorful reproductions of drawings by Frank Adams. The artist was a popular children's book illustrator of the period who was also well-known for his landscape art and watercolor paintings. Some age wear and staining on binding. Small area on back board with surface puncture. Gutters along front and rear endpapers expertly reinforced with thin Japan tissue. Foxing on endpapers. Signed and dated by previous owner on free front endpaper. Binding in good+, interior in very good condition. vg. Item #27379

Price: $350.00

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