Or the story of stories fun for the little ones. Translated from the Neapolitan by John Edward Taylor. With illustrations by George Cruikshank.
Second edition. First published in 1848 with black and white plates; this is the first edition with coloured plates.
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Octavo (176 × 128 mm). Contemporary green half morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edge gilt. With 6 hand-coloured plates. Bookplate to front pastedown, some occasional foxing, spine a little rubbed and darkened to brown, an excellent copy.