Beauty and the beast
- London ; New York : George Routledge and Sons, 
[London] : Edmund Evans, engraver and printer.
- Physical Description:
- 6 leaves, 5 unnumbered leaves of plates (1 double) : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
- Additional Creators:
- Crane, Walter, 1845-1915
Leprince de Beaumont, Jeanne-Marie, 1711-1780
Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905
George Routledge and Sons
- Routledge's shilling toy books ; 72
Walter Crane's toy books, shilling series
- Related Titles:
- Beauty and the beast. English
- Cover title and imprint.
"Edmund Evans, Engraver and Printer, Raquet Court, Fleet Street"--Outer lower wrapper.
Undated. Date from G.C.E. Massé's A bibliography of first editions of books illustrated by Walter Crane, cited below; I. Spencer suggests 1874.
Illustrations by Walter Crane.
Consists of 6 bifolia printed on one side, 3 of letterpress and 3 of chromoxylographic plates, saddle stitched in pictorial stiff paper wrapper; middle bifolium is a single "centerfold" plate; leaves  and 6 pasted down to inside of color printed wrapper.
Publisher's advertisement on back cover: "Routledge's shilling toy books ..." nos. 1-79 (with gaps); Crane's books (70-73, 76-79) separately listed at end.
Rare Books copy bound with 5 other Walter Crane's Toy books; complete with original wrappers..
- Binding notes:
- Bound with: Aladdin, or, The wonderful lamp. London ; New York : George Routledge and Sons, 1875.
PZ8.A34 1875 c.1 (Book) bound in Aladdin, or, The wonderful lamp
- Reviewed/Cited In:
- Massé, G.C.E. Walter Crane, p. 12
Osborne Collection of early children's books, 1566-1910, I:26
Spencer, I. Walter Crane (London, 1975), p. 202
View MARC record | catkey: 12171950