BOOK OF THE LITTLE PAST

(Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co, 1908).

FIRST EDITION WITH IDYLLIC FULL PAGE COLOUR ILLUSTRATIONS BY ELIZABETH SHIPPEN GREENE. "Of the poems of child-life brought together in this book many are wholly new; some are reprinted from "The Singing Leaves," published in 1903; and others have appeared in Harper's Monthly Magazine..."- JPM. Item #29253

First edition. With 6 illustrations in color by Elizabeth Shippen Greene, decorated initials begin each chapter and with a pictorially decorated title page in colours. Tall 8vo, publisher's original blue cloth over brown boards, the upper cover lettered in blue and with a charming colour illustration paste-down tipped on to the central area. ix, 49 pp. A very nice copy with only mild overall mellowing or evidence of age, internally, tight and well preserved.

Price: $65.00