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: Good. Foxing to card wraps with a pink stain on the rear cover. Light scattered foxing to the contents. Spine rubbed. Some edge-wear with a small closed tear and crease to upper corner of cover.
Binding: Softcover. Original illustrated card wraps bound with a tassled silk cord.
Dimensions: 12cm x 14cm.