The Gaping, Wide-Mouthed, Waddling Frog 1887 Antique Children's Game ~ Leadenhall Press

$100.00

Title: The Gaping, Wide-Mouthed, Waddling Frog: A new and entertaining Game of Questions and Commands with proper directions for playing the game and crying forfeits

Description: Card wrappers with colored illustration on front; stitched. Front cover chipped; small corner chip on rear cover; wraps split at tail of spine. Pages printed on one side. Foxing. 13 color engravings. pp. iv, 29, [3], plus [8] advertisements for selected Field & Tuer titles. 18.5 x 14 cm.

Early nineteenth century English children's game of command and response.

Published as Volume ii of the Leadenhall Press Series of Forgotten Picture Books for Children. Originally published in 1823 by the London houses of Dean & Munday; and A. K. Newman & Co, The Minerva Press. This edition features a four page introduction by Andrew W. Tuer regarding the history of these presses.

Binding: Stitched soft cover
Condition: Good

Publisher: Field & Tuer, The Leadenhall Press
Place: London
Year: 1887

Keywords: antique, children's, picture books, games, Leadenhall Press, Forgotten Picture Books for Children, Andrew W. Tuer, Dean & Munday, A. K. Newman,

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