The Golliwoggs Desert Island: First Edition
The Golliwoggs Desert Island is the eleventh book in the collectable Golliwogg series. This first edition Golliwoggs Desert Island is in a fair condition.
Original illustrated hard boards with red cloth spine. Cover is grubby and colours are dulled. A red mark, ? water staining, from the spine on the front and rear covers leaking slightly onto the free pages. Cloth spine is split 2″ at the top and frayed at the bottom. Corners worn. Illustrated end papers with swans and boats in good condition. Front free page with pencil signature dated 1919. The page has a fold crease plus a dog eared corner. Internally the pages are clean and free from children’s scribbles or tears. Title page has light staining on half of the page in line with the fold of the end paper. The colours of the illustrations are bright. The book opens on page 32 although bindings are tight. Dated 1906 on title page. 31 full page colour plates with a total of 64 illustrated /printed pages. 11 x 8″.