A Surprise to the Children.
First edition, owner’s name in ink on free front endpaper.
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Quarto, pp. 88. Publisher’s pictorial paper boards, black cloth spine, grey green endpapers, complete with dust wrapper. 7 colour illustrations, 13 monochrome and many small drawings in the text by J. H. Dowd. 4 songs with music by Deems Taylor. Wrapper shows signs of general wear with chipping to extremities, some rubbing to corners of boards, otherwise internally clean, and in very good condition.