Blackie and Son 1977
small 8vo, no d/w, glazed pictorial boards, rubs + slight wear to
boards o/w VG+ 90 gms
(Order reference 14071A).
In The Rhyming Rainbow, Cicely Mary Barker, famous for her fairy illustrations – one of which adorns the cover of the book – has chosen a number of poems to which she has added illustrations.
The poems include Herrick’s ‘Out in the Dark’, Keats’ ‘The Naughty Boy’ and the traditional ‘A Cambric Shirt’, ‘Soldier, Soldier’ and ‘The Twelve Oxen’
The text is decorated with black and white line drawings as well as eight full-page colour plates.