Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., . First American editions. Original colored pictorial dust jacket depicting the plate "From street to street he piped advancing". Small postage stamp and neat ink presentation at top right hand corner of half-title. Collating [2, blank], -45, [3, blank]. With four color plates and fourteen drawings in black and white. Printed in tan and black. Publisher's red cloth with pictorial panel pasted to the cover with the same design as used on the first UK edition, pictorial end-papers printed in tan. A Near Fine copy, dust jacket very lightly chipped at extremities.
An excellent set of the first American trade editions, all with their original color pictorial dust jackets. A varied set of well-known titles, highlighted by Rossetti's inimitable poem, Goblin Market.
Riall 174, 176, 179, and 186. (Item #3718)