I've just found a beautiful children's book with colour illustrations called "At Home", published in 1881. The flyleaf bears this inscription:
I intended to scan no more than half a dozen illustrations, as it's quite time consuming. However, it was impossible to choose. I particularly like these plates as they have no pretensions towards artistic greatness and aren't trying to say anything. They were created for a contemporary audience of young readers and their idealised version of childhood is typical of the period.
Note the Arts and Crafts wallpaper in the third and twelfth plates: