London: Faber and Faber, 1937. 4to. First edition. Original illustrated paper boards. Pictures drawn on the stone by Harold Jones and printed at The Baynard Press. Small loss at the foot of the spine. D/w slightly toned to the spine, with small loss at both ends, wear to tips and a few nicks along the edges. Near fine in very good + dust-wrapper. Item #3946
Walter de la Mare's charming poems for children are delightfully embellished by Harold Jones' full colour lithographs. This was only Jones' second published book but it is remarkably accomplished and a precursor to the better-known Lavender's Blue.
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