1st edition, published by Raphael Tuck in 1894.
Cream pictorial covers.
Illustrated mainly in colour (chromoliths) with small pictures on every page.
Part of a competition series, to encourage children and others to compose their own sets of texts.
Light fingermarking on covers.
Gift dedication (dated 1894) on prelims.
Contents clean and white.
A few pictures are slightly worn with age.
The competition coupon has been half cut out, but remains loose within the book.
Very good condition.
Catalogue Number: #99407