1916-1921 A Collection of Tales from Mrs. Molesworth
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Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding, Scarce
Four volumes. Scarce editions. Written by Mary Louisa Molesworth, an English writer of children's stories. Illustrated by Leonard Leslie Brooke, a British artist and writer, and Walter Crane, an English artist and book illustrator considered to be one of the most influential children's book creator of his generation. This set includes: "Carrots:" Just a Little Boy, 1921 Illustrated with frontispiece and six full-page images. Tell Me a Story, 1920 Illustrated with frontispiece and seven plates. Two Little Waifs, 1920 Illustrated with frontispiece and six plates. Nurse Heatherdale's Story, 1916 Illustrated with frontispiece, title page, and seven plates. Collated complete.
In the original blue cloth binding. Externally, very smart with light shelf wear and minor bumping to the extremities. Fading to the spine and the odd mark to the board. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean with the odd spot. Age toning to the endpapers. Bookseller's label to the front endpaper of volume one with residue of the label to volume two and residue of a bookplate to volume four.
Very Good Indeed
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