London: George Routledge and Sons, Circa 1897. Hardcover. 80pp. Sextodecimo [15 cm] 1/4 green cloth with illustrated paper covered boards. Very good. The underlying boards are exposed along the edges.There is a 2 inch long white chalk mark on the front board. The spine is subtly rolled. There are several minor moisture stains on the top edge of the text block. There is a contemporary gift inscription, dated 1897, on the front free endsheet. Many of the illustrations are very slightly offset on the opposite pages. Item #27116
Printed in colours by Edmund Evans. The essence of Victorian childhood is portrayed in the idealized children of Greenaway’s work.