A QUEER HORSE AND A STRANGE BEAR. TWO TALES FOR THE BAIRNS. WITH VERY COMICAL PICTURES AND A LITTLE SONG. [Books for the Bairns, No. 153.]. London: "Books for the Bairns" Office, 39, Whitefriarrs Street, n.d. [circa 1900]. 16mo, pp. [1-2] [1-3] 4-56 [57-64: ads], full page illustrations signed "K M R," original pictorial pink wrappers printed in black. First edition (so stated on wrapper spine). The two stories are "A Ride to Banbury Cross," a fantasy featuring the Cock-horse, a cross between a horse, a snake, and a bat, and "Snow-White and Rose-Red." Wrappers dusty and a bit worn at edges, small abrasion from sticker removal on rear cover, a very good copy overall. (#133169).