1900 Scarce Victorian Book - THE RABBIT BOOK by British painter Charles R. Pettafor
Author : Charles R. Pettafor
Title: The Rabbit Book.
Publisher: London, Elkin Mathews, no date (circa 1900).First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size : 7.5 " X 10 ".
Pages: 27 pages
Binding: Very good and attractive full decorated hardcover binding with a cloth spine (hinges fine, overall slightly worn, soiled and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, Title page has a small closed repaired tear with some creasing in the upper margin not affecting the print, Internally the book is otherwise extremely good).
Illustrations: Illustrated with full-page illustrations by Pettafor.
Estimate: (No other copy for sale worldwide).
The book: Scarce and attractive edition of The RABBIT BOOK -- a quirky compendium of rabbits undertaking very human tasks, written and illustrated by the British painter Charles R. Pettafor. A very very rare collectors’ item in excellent condition for its age. Pre-dates Beatrix Potter and has lovely illustrations of the rabbit. Charles Pettafor dedicates it to his two children. A rare find in any condition!!!
The author: CHARLES R. PETTAFOR (British painter, 1848-1911) worked in Eltham and exhibited in London from 1870 to 1900. He painted mainly urban views as well as forest landscapes.
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