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The Town Child's Alphabet.
FARJEON, Eleanor.

The Town Child's Alphabet. ...

Designs by David Jones.

Availability: In stock

Published: London The Poetry Bookshop, 1924

Stock Code: 104499

£475
OR On display in 43 Dover Street

Notes

First edition, first impression, wrappered issue. One of the prettiest children's books of the period with delightful illustrations by David Jones; it was the sister publication to The Country Child's Alphabet also published in December 1924, with illustrations by William Rothenstein. "One of David Jones's earliest published works, executed while he was working for the S. Dominic's Press at Ditchling" (Woolmer).

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Description

Quarto. Original pictorial wrappers.

Illustrations

Illustrations throughout (with occasional printed pale blue-green spot colour) by David Jones.

Condition

Visiting card of a "Mr B. Gaynor, Killiney Bay [Ireland]" pasted to inside of back wrapper. Wrappers toned, some wear to spine, internally a nice copy.

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