Item #313346 THE GOLLIWOGG'S AIR-SHIP. Florence K. UPTON.
THE GOLLIWOGG'S AIR-SHIP.
THE GOLLIWOGG'S AIR-SHIP.
THE GOLLIWOGG'S AIR-SHIP.
THE GOLLIWOGG'S AIR-SHIP.

THE GOLLIWOGG'S AIR-SHIP.

New York, London & Bombay: Longman's, Green & Co., 1902. First Edition (& 1st printing). Oblong quarto, original colour pictorial boards, cloth spine, decorative endpapers. [65] pp., colour pictorial title-page plus 30 full-page colour plates, one being a double-page spread, & small illustrations on the text leaves. Text by Bertha Upton. A few short closed tears (neatly mended) to lower edges of a few leaves, small marks to covers, mild edgewear; a Very Good copy of a very scarce book. Item #313346

¶ Florence Kate Upton (1873 - 1922), American-born English cartoonist and author. Upton created the Golliwog character, now widely considered a racist caricature of black people, alongside pickaninnies, minstrels, and mammy figures.

Price (USD): $150.00

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