The Singing Heart.
Illustrated with photographs by the author.Bournemouth, W. Mate & Sons (1919) Ltd., 1928 Stock Code: 141508
NotesFirst edition, second impression, signed by the author on front free endpaper verso, "from May Belben, Dec. 1928" and with a note on her own stationery inscribed, "with all good wishes from May Belben" (letterhead Forest Hill, Corfe Mullen, Wimborne, Dorset). A charming little volume printed on enamel paper; nature poetry of "simple sentiment" illustrated atmospherically with photographs taken, as the author explains on page 84, "with a No. 2A Brownie Kodak".
Small octavo. Original greyish brown boards, gilt-lettered spine and front cover. With the dust jacket.
Half-tone frontispiece and 12 plates from photographs by the author
A few nicks and chips to jacket, short closed tear at head of back panel. An excellent copy.
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