Children's book about camels

[Camels]. Grandmamma Easy's Pretty Stories About the Camel.

[London], Dean & Co., [1854].

Large 8vo. (16) pp. (including original illustrated wrappers; 6 leaves printed on one side only). With 8 hand-coloured woodcut illustrations and a woodcut tailpiece. Sewn.


Children's book about the various types of camels, their habits and uses, issued within the series of "Grandmamma Easy's new pictorial colored toy books". Includes pictures of a Bedouin camp, a desert caravan, the Holy Camel bearing the Qur'an on the pilgrimage to Mecca, a camel fight, and a two-humped camel exhibited on the streets of London.

Sewn with large stitches; tear to front cover mended by stiching; slight edge defects. Rare.


OCLC 16800959.

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