New York. E.P. Dutton and Co., 1889. Illustrated throughout with full page monochrome plates after steel engravings and further charming vignettes en texte. 12mo (5" x 7"). Bound in pictorial gilt decorated red cloth. Chromolithographic plate of young girl with kitten inset to gilt tooled panel on front cover. Elaborate gilt flower and butterfly motif to spine. a.e.g. A supreme example of High Victorian bookbinding.
Covers very lightly soiled. Head and tailpiece very mildly rubbed. Corners mildly bumped. A Near Fine copy of this exquisite Victorian treasure.