London: Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday, 54 Fleet St., 1870, 1st; blue boards with black ruling on top and bottom boards and gilt title cartouche; 12 plates of fine etchings on tan background; 8x10.25"; 94 pp + 2 pp catalogue. Juvenile hardback.
The story follows Charlie through the year of school, with a short holiday every month. The etchings, made for this book, give a lively picture of children's toys and games of the period.
CONDITION: Fair; missing endpaper, thus grade, otherwise at least Good, no names, straight and clean, crack on page 81, very foxed title page and rear pages, extremities bumped and worn through on tips. Item #21227