London: Addey & Co., 1853.
Second edition. 4to. Half morocco, black cloth, spine gilt. Additional pictorial hand-colored title page, and 16 hand-colored plates by E.V.B. incorporating nursery rhyme texts, this is the artist's first book, and initially published the previous year in an uncolored edition. Subsequent editions to this second edition omit the plate for "I had a little Castle" and were printed in color. A little spotted and soiled, mostly to margins or plate guards, bookplate of L.G.E. Bell. TEG.
Price: $1,850.00 Item #4680