Three little Kittens /

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Imprint:London ; Belfast ; New York : Marcus Ward & Co. Limited, [1886]
Description:8 unnumbered leaves : illustrations, music ; 15 x 18 cm.
Subject:Kittens -- Juvenile literature.
Cats -- Juvenile literature.
Children's songs, English.
Nursery rhymes.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Caldwell, E. (Edmund G.), illustrator.
Welsford, A. E. (Annie Erica) 1909-, presentee.
Marcus Ward & Co., publisher.
Provenance:With manuscript facsimile featuring full color illustrations; on cover: "illustrated by E. Caldwell; copied and adapted by Annie J. Morse; for Annie E. Welsford." The handmade book is an almost exact replica but with some artistic license; some of the images are reversed, and have been elaborated on, but the score is carefully copies in order that it can be followed and read. A note on the inside wrapper of the handmade copy reads: 'copied because it is out of print in August 1911'. This was produced by Annie J. Morse, and the printed version has an inscription to H[?] B. Morse 'from Nan', July 18, 1886'. These copies presumably belonged in the same family, with different generations having each one."--Dealer's description of University of Chicago Library copy.
Presentation inscription: To Hrea[?] B. Morse, from Nan, July 18th, 1886.
Binding: Pub. tan decorated wrappers, printed in black and gilt with illustrations of the kittens on a floral patterned background on both upper and lower wrappers.
Notes:Title, publisher, and illustrator from cover.
Illustrations: 6 sepia lithographs of the kittens, facing 6 pages of scored music and lyrics; illustration on leaf [7] signed with Caldwell's stylized monogram, dated "86."
Date of publication interpolated from illustrator's monogram and former owner's inscription.

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