Stories From Aunt Judy, Published by G. Bell & Sons, London, 1913. Moss green cloth boards with white pictorial titles front and spine; rough cut edges, top edge gilt; gold reading ribbon. Endpapers illustrated with scenes from E.A. Rodd’s ‘Saramouches’ stories with front endpapers depicting ‘Scaramouches – good’; the back endpapers depicts ‘Scaramouches – naughty’. Eight charming full color plates (protected by preceding blank papers) and several additional black and white illustrations by Ethel Everett. Boards and binding in fine to near fine condition. Text block and plates in fine condition without marks and tears except for front free endpaper which has a Christmas postage stamp dated 1961 with a previous owners name and address in juvenile script.
Aunt Judy’s Magazine was a British magazine for young people founded in 1866 by Margaret Gatty. After her death in 1873, publishing was continued by her daughter Julian Horatia Eden until 1885. The magazine is named after Gatty’s daughter’s childhood nickname, “Judy”. The selection in this volume was reprinted in the chronological order in which they were first appeared in the magazine. 001380 $45