UPTON, FLORENCE. (UPTON,FLORENCE)illus. THE VEGE-MEN'S REVENGE by Florence Upton. London: Longmans Green, 1897. Oblong 4to (11 1/4 x 8 5/8"), cloth backed pictorial boards, covers soiled, edges rubbed, recased, a few tiny archival margin mends, internally clean, overall Good. 1st edition. A little girl named Poppy is brought into the world of humanized vegetables and planted in the ground to be taught a lesson about chopping up vegetables. Clever verse by Florence's mother Bertha is accompanied by 31 fanciful full page chromolithographs by Florence depicting the underground world of all the various humanized vegetables. Done by the women who gave us the Golliwogg books and in the same format.
(Inventory #: 38924)
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