A Gaping-Wide-Mouth-Waddling Frog. Walter Crane.

A Gaping-Wide-Mouth-Waddling Frog

London & New York: John Lane The Bodley Head, Nd. Stiff Wraps. 27 x 23.5 cm. Walter Crane's Picture Books, Large Series: eight eight color plates engraved on wood by Edmund Evans, and printed verso or recto with blank backing. Initial decoratve letters. Originally published anonymously, these pamphlets proved so popular the public demanded to know the artist. Routledge eventually capitulated in 1873 and issued them as Walter Crane's Picture Books. Fresh, very bright copy. Orig. stiff wrappers, front cover in decorated frame illustrated in red and black against a delft blue background. Fine. Item #22026

Price: $300.00

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