London: Blackie & Son, Ltd., . First edition. Hardcover. Quarto (9 3/4 x 7 1/4"). Unpaginated. pp. Original string bound pochoir-illustrated paper covered boards. Illustrated title page in red and black lettering.
A delightful collection of twenty-one rhymes for children, each splendidly illustrated by Ruth Cobb (1878-1950), the celebrated English illustrator and writer, particularly noted for portraying children and dolls in colorful costumes.
Spine rubbed, with some abrasion to paper. Tiny holes at lower half of front cover. A 4" split along upper spine of text block (not affecting text or illustrations). Binding in overall good-, interior in very good condition. g- to vg. Item #42158