The Golliwoggs Auto Go Cart First Edition, Florence Upton


First Edition 1901

Published by Longmans & Green Co, London.


The Golliwoggs Auto Go Cart, First Edition:

The partnership of Florence and her mother, Bertha, produced 13 Golliwogg books. Florence illustrated the books and  her mother provided the text. The character of the Golliwogg was inspired by one of  Florence’s own toy dolls and was an instant success in it’s time. The Golliwoggs Auto Go Cart first edition is a good condition copy

Bound in original illustrated hard boards with green fabric spine. The corners are bumped and the edges worn with some loss of colour to the corners. There is a stain on the front cover and a circular imprint on the rear board. The spine is lightly frayed. Internally very clean with intact front illustrated free pages and tight bindings. There is a tiny repaired tear on the title page. Very light age toning of pages. 66 printed pages. 11″ x 9″.