Category: Children's / Illustrated

COMUS Stock code: 12639


London: William Heinemann. 1921


First edition, first printing with these illustrations. Publisher's original green cloth with gilt titles to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. A very good copy, the binding clean and square with the gilt remaining very bright. The contents are entirely complete and without inscriptions or stamps. There is a little spotting to some page margins and the text block edge when closed. All 24 tipped in colour plates with captioned tissue guards are present as called for, there is a small corner crease to the bottom right of the frontispiece otherwise all plates are in fine condition. Complete with the original rubbed and creased pictorial dustwrapper which has several short tears and a small chip to the bottom of the spine.