The Golliwoggs at the Seaside First Edition:
Illustrated cloth boards with good colours and a clean front cover. Signs of wear as expected from a children’s book of this age but free from scribbles or markings. Green cloth spine. Intact illustrated end papers. Small tears in several page edges and repaired tear on the title page. Repair tape on binding of page 25. Bindings cracking in three places but holding well. 63 pages with full page colour illustrations plus 6 additional blank pages. 4to. Very clean pages and illustrations. A really tidy and very presentable copy of the first edition of The Golliwoggs at the Seaside .
Florence Upton illustrated the books and her mother Bertha, wrote the verses for the stories. thy produced a successful series of thirteen illustrated Golliwogg books. The Golliwoggs at the Seaside is Florence Upton’s third children’s publication in this series.