London; New York: Dean & Son; International Art Publishing Co., (1897). First Edition. Date from owner name and date of 1897. (14 1/2" x 9 3/4").  pp. Full-page chromolithographic vignettes with titles on every page as well as front & rear covers. Stiff staplebound lithographic covers. A good copy (wear to covers; 5" split of covers at spine end; previous gift inscription; corners slightly bent); internal chromolithographs are clean and bright. Item #21384
The charming vignettes are drawings by J.R. Sinclair showing people, scenes, inventions, activities and transport in 1837 at the beginning of the Victorian Reign and 60 years later in 1897. Printed on the covers 'The only recipient of a Gold Medal for children's publications'.