Sydney: S.T. Leigh & Co., circa 1892.
An unusually fine copy of a collection of short stories for children. [Muir, 3654]
Published in Sydney with some stories set in Tasmania, "Santa Claus and the Shadow" is beautifully designed and decorated with original lithographs, intended to evoke the joy that is Christmas. Beatrice Mary Hudspeth was a Tasmanian children's author in the late nineteenth century.
Small quarto, bound in original decorated boards, tinted title page, a very well preserved copy.
Price (AUD): $250.00 other currencies