1880 Rare Book Edition - Puss in Boots Illustrated in color by Edward Killingworth Johnson.
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Author: Illustrations by E. K. Johnson. Vignettes by W. Gunston.
Title: Puss in Boots with original illustrations by E. K. Johnson. Vignettes by W. Gunston.
Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co., no date (1880). First thus.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 5" X 4".
Pages: 23 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original decorated quarter cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slighlty worn and scuffed- as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. A rare find in any condition!
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare light foxing, toning or staining - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with all the evocative illustrations by Edward Killingworth Johnson.
The book: This is a beautifully illustrated edition of the classic fairy tale "Puss in Boots." With its original illustrations by E. K. Johnson and vignettes by W. Gunston, it captures the whimsical nature of the story in full color.
The Illustrator: Edward Killingworth Johnson RWS (1825 – 1896) was a British wood-engraver, illustrator, and watercolour painter. He is known for creating the first illustrations of Rider Haggard's 1887 novel She.
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