Back Cover

Randolph Caldecott

c. 1883

Lithograph [?]

J. H. Ewing's Jackanapes

In the second chapter, the postman arrives just in time to rescue the toddler from drowning in the local pond where he has strayed in pursuit of a yellow chick (scene depicted in the text, and in colour on the back board of the book).

Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham

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