1900 Scarce First Color Edition - Puss in Boots Drawn by Otto Speckter.
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Author: Illustrated by Otto Speckter. Engraved in color by Josiah Wood Whymper.
Title: Puss in Boots.
Publisher: London, John Murray, 1900. First color edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7 " X 5.5 ".
Pages: 31 pages.
Binding: Attractive and good original decorated hardcover binding (hinges tight, overall worn and scuffed- as shown) in a good original dust jacket (chips and tears - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. A rare find in any condition!
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, light foxing or staining mainly on the endpapers - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the illustrated title page and the eleven full-page color illustrations by Otto Speckter and engraved in color by Josiah Wood Whymper.
Estimate: (Scarce with no or few other copies available for sale worldwide).
The book: Scarce and attractive edition of Puss in Boots Illustrated by Otto Speckter and engraved in color by Josiah Wood Whymper.
The Illustrator: Otto Speckter (November 9, 1807, in Hamburg; † April 29, 1871 ibid) was a German illustrator.
The engraver: Josiah Wood Whymper RI (Ipswich 24 April 1813 – 7 April 1903 Haslemere) was a British wood-engraver, book illustrator and watercolorist.
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