The Bad Family First Edition Second Impression Dumpy Book by Mrs Fenwick
Traditional pale green striped cloth boards with darkened spine. Aging as expected for a book of it’s age with slight wear on the spine. Uncut page ends. Illustrated end pages at the front and the rear of the book. Top of pages are gilt coloured. Some hinges are splitting and bindings remain in good condition. List of Dumpy books published up to the sixth publication. 151 printed pages. 5 x 3″, 13 x 7 cm. This first edition of the Dumpy Book, the Bad Family, is in good condition.
Dumpy books were small format children’s books published between 1897 and 1904. The Bad Family was only the third book to be published in the series. It contains a collection of short, charming children’s stories.