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[HABBERTON, John]. Helen's babies. With some account of their ways: innocent, droll, fascinating, roguish, mischievous, and naughty. Also, a partial record of their actions during ten days of their existence. By their latest victim, uncle harry.

Glasgow. David Bryce & Son, 1877. First British edition.
8vo. [2], 183pp, [1]. Engraved title page laid-down, original publisher's pictorial upper wrapper (laid-down) bound-in. Attractively bound by Riviere & Son in later gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, T.E.G. Extremities a trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, foxed.
A handsomely bound copy the first British edition of John Habberton's (1842-1921) immensely popular adventure novel for children, first published at Boston in 1876.
£ 100.00 Antiquates Ref: 19077