Peter’s enquiries after knowledge, with the strange things he heard and saw
London : Dean & Son, Octavo, circa 1840. Octavo, illustrated wrappers with period French bookseller’s engraved label, pp. 11, with 12 hand coloured illustrations, a very good copy.
A delightful illustrated reader for Victorian children, with a charming vignette of a boy and girl discovering knowledge of the world in front of a floor globe, and short discussions on steam boats, Roman history. during a stroll through London’s streets and parks, where they were lucky enough to sight Queen Victoria.
Rare, a single example appearing in OCLC (National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, erroneously dated to circa 1820).