The Springtide of Life Poems of Childhood
With a preface by Edmund Gosse.London: William Heinemann, 1918 Stock Code: 129607
"One of his best"First trade edition, first impression. Reviewed contemporaneously as "one of his best", Rackham's "delicate and romantic fancy, is in sensitive harmony with Swinburne's poems and his pictures show that he understands no less than did the poet" (The Publisher's Weekly, vol. 94, 1918, p. 19).
Quarto (242 x 182). Attractively bound in recent blue-green half morocco, titles and decoration in gilt to spine in compartments, marbled paper sides and endpapers, top edge gilt.
Colour frontispiece and 7 colour plates with captioned tissue guards, black and white illustrations in the text, by Rackham.
Spine toned to green, touch of rubbing to spine ends and tips; a near-fine copy.
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