Author and illustrator, Kathleen Ainslie was active in the years 1900-1911. She is 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. The color illustrations are bright and cheerful, appearing on every other page, opposite hand-lettered text. Double page illustration in the centre.
Publisher: Castell Brothers. Ltd
Publication Place: London
Condition: Fair. Foxed with some soiling. Signs of insect damage to spine and edges of covers. Wear to corners.
Binding: Softcover. Illustrated card wraps with edge-wear, a small tear and some loss to the spine area. Bound with a silk cord which is damaged.
Dimensions: 12cm x 14cm