1st edition, published by Darton and Co in 1853.
Blind-embossed cloth-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on covers.
Gilt decoration on spine.
All edges gilt.
Illustrated with hand-painted steel engravings.
A short moral tale; subtitled 'The Bee and the Sloth'.
Covers faded and worn.
Gilt on spine heavily faded.
Inner hinges split at lower edge, 6cm. and 3cm.
Pages white, unmarked, binding slightly loose.
Catalogue Number: #101923
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