John Lane, The Bodley Head. London. 1918.
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7 x 5 inches). Illustrated with four full colour plates and each page decorated with smaller drawings, printed in black and red, by Urquhart. In a fine craft binding of full tan morocco. Spine with raised bands, the compartments decorated in blind and gilt. Rear board with double blind ruled border. Front board has blind and gilt ruled border with blindstamped design of two cockerels with gilt sun lines behind. Turn ins decorated in blind and with green crescents to each corner. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. The binding is signed 'M C M 1934' to the inner rear board. A fine and attractive binding on this charming little book of children's verse.