Walter Crane The Baby’s Opera first edition book is for sale. This book was published by George Routledge and Sons in 1887, and profusely illustrated by Walter Crane, as confirmed to the Title Page. This book measures 7½ x 7¼ inches (approximately).
This book has a wonderful original binding with stunning illustrations to the front and back boards, and the original green cloth spine. The binding is in Good condition with corner wear, small and minor losses to the front and back boards, and what appears to be creasing to the back board.
There are 56 numbered pages with decorated endpapers to the front and back of the book. The Walter Crane illustrations are profuse and have their vivid colours. The pages are in overall Very Good condition with cracking to the internal hinges that are cosmetic since the pages are still bound in after more than 100 years.
The Baby’s Opera first edition book is a highly collectable and desirable Walter Crane first edition book.