LANDSEER, Sir Edwin. The Landseer Series of Picture Books. Containing sixteen coloured

illustrations, after Sir Edwin Landseer.

Thomas Nelson & Sons: London, Edinburgh, and New York n.d. [1889].

£ 400

FIRST EDITION. 4to (28.4 x 21.8 cm); 34 pp. (unnumbered) plus 16 full-page linen-backed chromolithographic plates. Title page and first flyleaf loose. Contemporary manuscript inscription in black ink (“Barbara Hall, from Uncle Charlie + Aunt Ellen Feb. 7th 1883”); pencil inscriptions on verso of the plates. Foxing and slight soiling throughout. Original light brown pictorial cloth over bevelled boards, spine lettered in dark brown, upper cover lettered in gilt (cover title: Pictures by Landseer), ruled and blocked with design in dark brown and black; slight wear. Overall a good copy.