The New Testament Story, Told for Children by Theodora Wilson Wilson. c1928.
Published by Blackie & Son Limited London and Glasgow. Dimensions : 259mm x 196mm. Weight : 0.700kg net. Condition : Good.
The New Testament Story, Told for Children, by Theodora Wilson Wilson, with 25 full page full colour illustrations by Arthur A. Dixon. Published by Blackie & Son Limited London and Glasgow 1926. Printed by Blackie & Son Limited Glasgow.
Dimensions : 259mm x 196mm. Weight : 0.700kg net.
4to, unpaginated heavy duty pages. 25 full page colour illustrations and 1 black and white sketch map.
Condition/Notes : Good. No DJ. The colour illustrated front board is quite good with light/medium wear to edges, wear to corners and some light marking to face. Back board similar with details of Blackie's Books for Children, toning to edges. The tan linen spine has title and publisher in black ink with wear top and tail. Front paste-down blank off-white with blank facing e/p both with foxing spots. pp with title follows; verso publisher's details for London and Glasgow, Bombay and Toronto. Frontispiece follows "The Wise Men Come to Bethlehem". Title page facing with full details and some foxing marks; verso printing details. Contents follows in 6 Chapters. Illustrations in Colour follow; verso details of combined New/Old Testament edition. The Boyhood of Jesus commences (Chapter I) - (E266 lower lh corner, G lower rh corner). Gloss colour plates good with very good colour, some toning to border edges. Pages good with occasional small tears to gutter edge. Foxing spots to page edges throughout. Binding quite tight with strain in occasional places. Dusting and foxing to edges. Overall, a very good volume with wonderful illustrations.
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