At Great-Aunt Martha’s – Kathleen Ainslie


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SKU: 10246

The story of a family of dutch dolls who have lots of adventures whilst visiting their Aunt Martha. The color illustrations are bright and cheerful, appearing on every other page, opposite hand-lettered text. The author and illustrator, Kathleen Ainslie, was active in the years 1900-1911. She was best-known for her series of children’s books based on jointed Dutch peg dolls which were popular during the 19th and early-20th centuries.

Publisher: Castell Brothers Ltd

Publication Place: London

Condition: Good. Decorative end-papers with 3cm tear in the middle of front paste-down. Scattered foxing and stains. Paper along the spine is rubbed and torn. Last page has a number of small tears to the top edge.
Binding: Hardcover. Illustrated boards. Good. Crack to rear board has been repaired. Worn on the corners and edges. Soiling with some abrasions on the surface.

Dimensions: Oblong. 23cm x 14.58cm

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Weight 1400 g