1926 The Flying Carpet
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Colour Plates, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
A charming collection of short stories and poetry for children. Including 'A Popular Personage at Home' by Thomas Hardy, 'When We Were Very, Very Young' by A. A. Milne, 'The Shadow Land' by David Cecil, 'The Dream' by Herbert Asquith, 'Neil and Tintinnabulum' by J. M. Barrie, 'The Perfect Host' by Walter Raleigh, and more. Complied by Cynthia Asquith. Asquith was known for her ghost stories and children's works. She was married to the poet Herbert Asquith, who was the son of the Prime Minister H. H. Asquith. With four tipped-in coloured plates. Undated, dated from copy from a copy held at the British Library. Collated, complete.
In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, smart. Minor marking to the boards, with some light spotting to the spine. Light bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Some spotting to the fore edge. Lacking the front endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with spotting to the first and last few pages.
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